GUJRANWALA: The CIA police arrested four members of a notorious Zahir Zaman dacoit gang wanted in several cases of heinous crimes including bank dacoities, murder and murder-cum-robbery here the other day.

Talking to media, CIA DSP Imran Abbas Chadhar said that the accused Zahir Zaman, a resident of Mardan, and his accomplices Altaf Jamal, Ashiq, Hamid Khan, residents of Kohat were involved in bank dacoities. In preliminary investigation, the accused confessed that they had looted about eight banks including Allied Bank in Chand Da Qila and United Bank in Wapda Town Gujranwala. The accused also confessed to shot a security guard dead on resistance during a dacoity incident in Peshawar.–Staff Reporter