MULTAN

The District Police have busted 15 gangs of criminals and arrested 40 gangster besides recovering booty worth millions from their possession, disclosed CPO Ghulam Mehmood Dogar.Addressing a news conference here on Tuesday, the CPO added that the teams of Multan police launched crackdown on the criminals and recovered 35 motorbikes, one car, one loader vehicle, 18 pistols and one carbine from their possession. He said that the smashed gangs included Haq Nawaz alias Haqqa Gang, Maqsood alias Maqsoodi Gang, Faizan Shah Gang, Athar Abbas alias Athari Gang, Zubair alias Zubaira Gang, Sohail alias Sohaila Gang, Wajid alias Wajdi Gang, Latif alias Latifa Gang, Irfan Gang, Sarfaraz alias Khalid Gang, Haibat Khan Gang, Asif Gang, Babar Shahzad Gang, Abdul Hamid alias Hameeda Gang and Muhammad Farooq Gang. He told the journalists that the arrested gangsters committed crimes like murders, armed robberies, cars and motorbike lifting.He warned the outlaws to quit their anti-social activities otherwise Multan Police would deal with them with iron hand. He also urged upon the citizens of Multan to immediately inform police in case they located any illegal activity like land grabbing, saboteurs or proclaimed offenders.The arrested gangsters included Haq Nawaz, Muhammad Shakil, Maqsood Ahmad, Ansar Abbas, Nasir, Muhammad Faizan, Faisal, Athar Abbas, Kalim Ullah, Muhammad Shan, Muhammad Zubair, Dilawar Hussain, Sohail alias TT, Irfan, Wajid, Muhammad Tahir, Muhammad Sohail, Muhammad Latif, Muhammad Ismail, Irfan, Ajmal alias Ajmali, Qaswar Abbas, Abid Hussain, Sarfaraz alias Khalid, Muhammad Arshad, Zahid Hussain, Haibat Khan, Akhtar Ali, Muhammad Asif, Ansar, Babar Shahzad, Muhammad Riaz, Abdul Hameed, Ansar Abbas, Allah Ditta, Safdar Abbas, Akmal, Muhammad Farooq, Shaukat and Muzaffar.