ISLAMABAD - Islamabad police on Sunday claimed to have arrested 13 outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered four mobile phones, weapons, wine bottles and other looted items from their possession, a police spokesman said.

According to a press note issued from the office of Inspector general of Islamabad police, ASI Muhammad Iqbal from Ramana police arrested two thieves identified as Yasrab and Khalid Mehmud, and recovered two mobile phones and other stolen items worth thousands of rupees from their possession. According to police officer, nabbed thieves were involved in burglary and street crimes in G-11 sector.  “We have been receiving complaints of mobile snatching and other street crime for long time. Finally we nabbed some of the thieves involved in crimes,” ASI Iqbal told TheNation.

 adding that nabbed persons have confessed to commit four theft incidents in sector G-11. Also on Sunday, a team of Sabzi Mandi police station arrested a mobile thief and recovered stolen mobiles from him while ASI Tanveer Kiani from Golra police arrested a dacoit Amjad.

Sabzi Mandi police also apprehended two motorcycle thieves Iftikhar and Abdul Hadi besides recovering fake registration books and number plates from them. Sabzi Mandi police arrested another accused Saqib Khan for possessing 30 bore pistol while Loi Bher police apprehended Hasnain, Rani Bibi and Salma for their alleged involvement in immoral activities.

Sub-Inspector Muhammad Ali from CIA police arrested two thieves Naveed and Wilson while ASI Nadeem Tahir from Kohsar police arrested a bootlegger Salawar Khan for having three wine bottles. Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them.