The district police have busted a gang of motorcycle and cellphone snatchers and recovered booty worth Rs345,000, claimed DPO Cap(r) Sajjad Hassan Manj.

Addressing a press conference, the DPO said that a gang was active in and around Khanewal City, looting cash, cellphone and snatching bikes at gun point.

He said that the City Police SHO along with a team carried out a raid and captured the gang members who included ringleader Imran alias Imrani, a resident of Kamran Colony and Muhammad Noman Mofazal.

 The police also recovered six motorcycles, cash, two cellphones, two pistols and bullets from the gang members. However, other members of the gang are still at large. The DPO claimed that SHOs of the district had been strictly directed to launch campaign eliminate criminal in the district.