Police launches operation after Karachi attack


RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi police on special directives of City Police Officer (CPO) Hamyoun Bashir Tarar launched a special search operation on Tuesday night in the Ashraf Town and its adjoining areas in the jurisdiction of Sadiqabad Police Station.Heavy police contingents, police commandos, special branch personnel, under the supervision of Rawal Division Superintendent Police (SP) Malik Karamat conducted a search operation in the area. New Town assistant superintendent police (ASP), Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Waris Khan, Sadiqabad SHO, and New Town SHO also took part in the operation. The funnel area of the Benazir Bhutto International Airport was also searched during the operation. According to the Rawalpindi police spokesperson, the data of residents of 424 houses, 1,210 persons, 307 house owners, and 117 tenents was also compiled. He informed that special search operations to net the criminals would also be launched in other areas of the city.On the other hand, the Bhara Kahu police have busted a gang of dacoits belonging to Afghanistan who had allegedly injured three persons during a dacoity attempt in Malik Town, Kot Hathyal, said a police spokesperson on Wednesday. On June 5, 2014, three unidentified persons in a dacoity attempt allegedly entered the house in Malik Town, and injured the owner of the house, his son, and a relative by firing. The Bhara Kahu police registered the case and shifted the wounded persons to the hospital. SP (City) Mustansar Feeroz constituted a special team, including Bhara Kahu SHO Inspector Zulfiqar Ahmed, Sub-Inspector Arshad, ASI Imran, and other policemen to ensure arrest of the culprits. This team worked hard and managed to arrest three persons involved in this dacoity who have been identified as Afghan nationals. During the preliminary investigation, they have confessed to be involved in several other criminal incidents and further investigation is underway from them after getting physical remand from the concerned court. The SP has said that a crackdown would be launched against those involved in criminal activities in the area and maximum relief would be provided to the citizens. 

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