ISLAMABAD - Inspector General Police (IGP) Dr Akbar Nasir Khan and Director General (DG) Pakistan Rangers Major General Mohammad Gaddafi on Monday decided to formulate a joint plan   to improve security situation in the federal capital, informed a police spokesman.

Both the high-ranking officers, in a meeting, discussed various options regarding security in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

They lauded the role of ICT police and Pakistan Rangers in establishing law and order and maintaining peace in the city and vowed to further improve coordination between the two law enforcement agencies, he said.

Meanwhile, police apprehended 19 criminals including nine drug peddlers involved in   criminal activities and recovered drugs, cash, stolen motorbike and weapons with ammunition from their possession, he added.

Pulghran police team arrested two drug peddlers namely Ejaz and Qamer Shahzad and recovered 2125 grams of heroin and 120 grams of ice from their possession. Shams colony police team apprehended three accused namely Nasir Mehmood, Kashif Shah and Akeel Hussain and recovered 1360 grams of hashish, one dagger, one 30 bore pistol with ammunition from their possession.

Likewise, Kirpa police team arrested an accused Umer Gulzar and recovered 1440 grams of heroin and 50 gram ice from his possession. Women police team apprehended a lady drug peddler namely Balqis and recovered 1120 grams of heroin from her possession.

Similarly, Bhara Kahu police team arrested two drug peddlers including a lady namely Zakia Bibi and Baber and recovered 2467 grams of heroin from their possession, while police team arrested accused Aftab involved in illegally selling petrol.

Moreover, Kohsar police team arrested two accused namely Shafi Ullah and Sulman David and recovered two 30 bore pistols along with ammunition from their possession, while police team also arrested accused Majeed Ullah involved in illegal gas filling. Golra police arrested accused Noman and recovered a stolen motorbike from his possession. Furthermore, the Industrial Area police team arrested an accused namely Adnan and recovered one 30 bore pistol from his possession. Noon police arrested accused Muhammad Mumtaz and recovered one 12 bore gun from his possession.

Cases have been registered against the nabbed accused and further investigation is underway.