LAHORE: Police on Monday claimed to have smashed a gang of robbers by arresting its three members involved in several armed robberies. The police have recovered stolen motorcycles, cash, mobile phones and illegal weapons from their possession.
A police spokesman said that the arrested bandits have confessed to more than 25 incidents of street crimes during preliminary investigation.
SP City (Division) Imtiaz Sarwar constituted a special police team headed by SHO Shafiqabad Husnain Haider to hunt down the criminals involved in street crimes . The police team collected particulars of the gangsters and arrested three members of Mana dacoit gang . The arrested bandits were identified as Shakeel, alias Mana, Arif Masih, Safdar Hussain, and Akram. Police said that the arrested bandits had a history of crimes . The police are conducting raids to arrest the fifth member of the gang , who is still at large. Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Chaudhry Shafiq Ahmed has announced cash prizes and commendatory certificates for the police team.–Staff Reporter