SAHIWAL - Police busted a dacoit gang and recovered stolen property from its members here on Thursday.

Valuables, worth Rs0.35 million, 15 bikes and a huge cache of arms were seized from the ringleader, Faisal alias Papu, and his associates Ghulam Nabi alias Kaka. Sahiwal DPO Rana Ayyaz Saleem told the media that the two criminals were arrested on a tip-off and the raiding team was headed by DSP City Circle Syed Ali Raza, SHO Ghalla Mendi Imdad Hussain.

During initial investigation, the accused confessed to having involvement in 19 different crimes, including robberies and dacoities. Raids are being made to arrest other members of the gang.