Islamabad - Islamabad police have arrested 13 suspects during search operation in various areas of the city, a police spokesman said on Friday.

He said that IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan had directed all SDPOs and SHOs to enhance patrolling as well as checking in various areas of the city and conduct search operation at slum areas, Afghan habitats, under construction buildings, workshops, bus stands and inns.

Following his directions, Station House Officer of Industrial Area Police Station along with police team conducted search in the area of Sector H-9. They succeeded to nab 13 suspects who are being investigated further.

SSP (Operations) Sajid Kiani has said the purpose of his search operation and high vigilance is to ensure foolproof security in the city. He has also appealed the citizens to remain vigilant and inform police in case of any suspicious activity around them.