LAHORE Crimes Investigations Agency (CIA) Police on Friday claimed to have arrested 28 hardened criminals of three notorious inter-district gangs involved in several cases of heinous crimes. According to the police, the arrested bandits have confessed to no less than 93 cases of robberies, street crimes, kidnapping for ransom and auto-lifting during preliminary investigations. We have also recovered eight stolen or snatched cars, 19 motorcycles, 17 cellular phones, cash and illegal weapons worth Rs one million from their possession, Investigations Police Chief SSP Abdul Razzaq Cheema told reporters while addressing a press conference here at Investigations Headquarters Qila Gujjar Sigh on Friday. SP CIA Muhammad Omar Virk and other senior officials were also present on this occasion. The police officer said that the arrested bandits have confessed to more than 93 cases of heinous crimes that they had committed in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Jhang, Nankana, Faisalabad, Khanewal and Sargodha districts. According to him, the arrested robbers also confessed house robberies that they had committed in the residence of Muhammad Saleem, Media Secretary to Prime Minister, in Faisal Town and Dr Muhammad Abdul Muqadam, former official of Pakistan Cricket team. SSP Abdul Razzaq further said several cases have been traced against the robbers while further investigations are underway. Responding to a question, he said the US Consulate officials were unwilling to cooperate with the police as far as investigations into the killing of Ubaid-ur-Rehman was concerned.