Islamabad - Islamabad police have arrested several persons for carrying illegal weapons during high vigilance in different parts of the city.

According to details, police teams at different police pickets in the jurisdiction of Tarnol police station arrested 10 persons for having illegal weapons. They include Akbar Ali who was in possession of a 12-bore gun, Muhammad Yaqoob for carrying a 30-bore pistol, Lal Bahadar for carrying a 30-bore pistol, Naveed Akhtar for carrying a 30-bore pistol, Muhammad Ali for carrying a 30-bore pistol, Abdul Majeed for carrying a 12-bore gun, Zareef Khan for carrying a 30-bore pistol, Zeeshan Nabi for carrying a 30-bore pistol, Muhammad Imtiaz for carrying a 30-bore pistol, and Falak Naz Khan for carrying seven 12-bore guns, six 30-bore pistols and 371 rounds of 9mm pistol.

Similarly, Shalimar police held Graffan Masih, Kashif Ali, Abdul Wahid and Riasat Ali for carrying illegal weapons.

Police have registered cases against the nabbed persons and further investigation is under way.