In a blatant case of security lapse, burglars entered the home of the Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Pakistan and stole some lamps and taps, The Express Tribune reported.
Although the value of the stolen goods was not high, the fact that intruders managed to enter and exit the residence of an envoy was shocking.
An official of the Sri Lankan High Commission Sojeva Amarnath filed a report with the Margalla police stating that thieves have stolen brass lamps and bathroom taps from the high commissioner’s residence in Sector F-8/2 lane 21.
In the last four days, Islamabad police claimed to have arrested four gangs of street criminals, a gang looting people after giving them lift, peddlers selling drugs to students and a bootlegger supplying bottles at homes on phone calls.
DSP Hussain Lasi and ASI Akram Ranjha arrested Irfan Bigona, Khalid and Ayaz. All three were armed with loaded 30 bore pistols. (Colombo Gazette)