Four peddlers arrested for supplying drugs at educational institutions in Islamabad
Islamabad police have arrested four people over alleged drug selling to students of schools and colleges on Sunday, according to the police officials.
The Police team recovered a total of 3.09 kilogram heroin and 119 tranquilizing pills from the peddlers.
Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad Police carried out an operation in Sector G-9 and Serai Kharbooza, during which the arrests were made.
The operation was conducted following directions from Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal, Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Sajid Kiani who has spearheaded the efforts to control the menace of drug supply at educational institutions.
One of the special team constituted by SSP (Operations) headed by SP (Investigation) Zeeshan Haider and including DSP CIA Muhammad Ashraf Shah, Sub-Inspector Muhammad Azam, ASI Ishfaq raided at the hideout of drug pushers and arrested four persons identified as Qudrat-Ullah, Amir, Abdul-Qayum and Khuram Zahid.
SSP Islamabad has lauded the performance and directed all police officials to remain vigilant in their respective areas and ensure the arrest of those involved in the ugly business of drug.
SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani has said that such elements would not be tolerated anywhere and appealed to citizens to inform social media cell of Islamabad police in case of any such activity around them
Over 100 people were arrested for supplying drugs to students since January.
The government had carried out 14 operations after 95 cases against drug peddlers were registered in three months.