Islamabad- District administration has arrested some 118 professional beggars.

Assistant Commissioner City Waqas Rashid along with Police Mujahid Squad launched a crackdown against professional beggars in City area and arrested 118. While six were given warnings and 84 were sent to Edhi Home. twenty accused were sent to the Adiala Jail under the Beggar Act, while 28 were fined Rs 12000.

Waqas Rashid said that nabbed beggars would be interrogated and legal action will be taken against them.