OKARA : DPO Hassan Asad Alvi handed over the looted cash and other valuables to the real owners at an open court held near city bypass here the other day.

Speaking on the occasion, the DPO eulogized performance of his subordinates DSP Mirza Abadul Qudoos Baig, Inspectors - Mehr Yousuf, Aftab Sabir, Malik Tasawur, Investigation in-charge Auyb Khan and the CIA team. The DPO praised Inspector Malik Tariq Awan with praise for busting Zafri Dacoit gang and recovering Rs2.9 million from the gang members.

The DPO returned cash worth Rs1.1 million, jewellery, motorcycles, cattle heads and other valuables to their owners including Afzal Mehr, Amir Baloch, Chiragh, Tasawur Saeed, Maqbool, Maqsood Khan, Rizwan Malik, Akram, Atta, Waqas, Younus, Munir Alawal, Ali Sher, Jafar Joiya. The DPO also awarded commendatory shields to police officials or brilliant performers. People, on the occasion, showered rose petals and garlanded the policemen.