GUJRANWALA:CIA police claimed to have busted a cattle-lifters gang and arrested its nine members. The police also recovered Rs3.1 million and 14 buffalos from their possession.

Talking to the media here on Tuesday, SP CIA Tahir Maqsood and DSP Imran Abbas said that “Phakoo” gang had been involved in cattle theft and dozens cases have been registered against the gangsters.

The arrested ringleader of the gang was identified as Ashfaq and members as Abid, Faisal, Ishaq, Aslam, Yaqoob, Yasin, Sikandar, and Nadeem. Dozens cases registered against the accused were traced in Kamoke, Ghakhar, Aroop and other police stations of the district. The police officers claimed that the recovered cash and buffalos have been returned to the owners accordingly.