Punjab Police's crackdown against dangerous proclaimed offenders accelerated,another A category proclaimed offender arrested at the airport
During current year, total number of arrested proclaimed offenders from abroad has reached 117
Punjab Police's Special Operation Cell team included the name of the accused in the Provisional National Identification List (PNIL).
The accused was arrested during record checking at the airport, handed over to Mandi Bahauddin police for further action.
On the instructions of the Inspector General of Police, Punjab, the crackdown has been accelerated to arrest dangerous culprits involved in serious crimes including murder, robbery and kidnapping for ransom.This year, 117 A category proclaimed offenders have been arrested from various countries and at airport till now. Spokesman Punjab Police said that Shoaib Amjad, a dangerous proclaimed offender involved in the murder case, was arrested during his return from abroad at the airport. The team of Punjab Police Special Operation Cell has added the name of the accused in the Provisional National Identification List (PNIL). The accused was arrested when he was identified during record checking at the airport. He was handed over to Mandi Bahauddin Police for further action.
IG Punjab congratulated the concerned team for the continuous follow-up to arrest the A category dangerous culprit. IGP directed that by completing the legal procedures as soon as possible, the accused should be punished, and efforts should be made to arrest other proclaimed offenders who are absconding abroad while focusing on scientific evidence based investigation. IG Punjab further said that regular information sharing with FIA, Interpol and other agencies should be ensured and dangerous proclaimed offenders involved in high-profile cases should be arrested as soon as possible.
(Handout No. 646)
Syed Mubashar Hussain
Director Public Relations