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Police destroys 4 crime gangs in Sistan and Baluchistan

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The commander of Sistan and Baluchistan police says they have discovered and destroyed four crime gangs in the province including those involved in recent terrorist attack on security forces.
Brig. Gen. Hossein Rahimi told Mehr News local correspondent that in recent days, police had discovered and destroyed four crime and drug gangs suspect of complicity in death of an officer, armed robbery and rape.

“12 shotguns have been seized from the gangs; 13 gang members have been delivered to Judiciary to appear before the court for trial; they confessed to tens of cases of armed robbery, vandalism and killing of a police officer in recent months,” told the commander to Mehr News. “The gang members are Iranian, Afghan and Pakistani by nationality and are not affiliated to any specific political group,” He added.

“With four gangs destroyed, now the security situation in Sistan and Baluchistan is in a satisfactory level; police has reported excellent performance in addressing the crime,” said he, and that “the rate of destroying drug and crime gangs in the province has been increasing; any security measure is centered on gangs and drug lords, and police has not tolerated any violation of law,” added the commander.

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