BAHAWALPUR -Police busted an important member of an inter-district drug pushers’ gang and recovered 15 kg drugs worth hundreds of thousands of rupees from them.

Circle Police Officer Shabbir Ahmad Waraich said that Muhammad Asghar Dashti of the gang was active. In Yousaf Town, Khanpur, the police raided and arrested him and also recovered 10 kg Charas and 5 kg opium from his possession.

Station House Officer City Police Station Aslam Khan said that he was offered 1 million rupees to drop the charges but he refused it and registered the case instead.

THREE CONVICTED: In 2011, Saddar Policee Station Khanpur recovered 220 kg of charas from Khalid, Asif and Nasir and registered a case against them under section 9/C and sent a challan to the court. On Tuesday, Additional Sessions Judge Khizar Hayyat sentenced all the three criminals to lifetime imprisonment. These criminals belongs to a inter provincial gang of drug sellers.