Islamabad, June 10, 2023 (PPI-OT):Islamabad capital police have initiated a massive crackdown against professional beggars and their handlers in the federal city to curb this menace, a police public relations officer said. He said that, following the special directions of Islamabad Capital City Police officer (ICCPO) Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, the Islamabad capital police has intensified crackdown against the criminal elements in order to eliminate the crime from the city.
He reiterated that the parents who send their children with these criminals will also face action according to the law, adding that criminals in the shape of begging were found involved in different criminal activities. During the ongoing crackdown, the Islamabad capital Secretariat, Kohsar, Karachi Company, Women, Shalimar, Golra, Humak, Industrial Area, Sabzi Mandi, Shams Colony and Noon police stations team arrested 53 professional beggars and registered a cases against them under the beggar act.
CPO/DIG Operations Islamabad Syed Shehzad Nadeem Bukhari Citizens are also appealed to discourage these professional beggars and give their charity to the needy people and are also requested to inform police about any suspicious activity through Pucar-15 and join hands with police to curb this menace from the city.
For more information, contact:
Data centre H-11, Admin Block,
Police Head Quarter, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9258371 Ext (160)