ISLAMABAD: Khana police on Tuesday busted five-member gang of robbers and recovered weapons from them, a police spokesman said.
On a tip off, SP (Rural) Hassam Bin Iqbal constituted a special team including SHO Khana police Sub-Inspector Liaqat Ali, Sub-Inspector Muhammad Haneef, ASIs Muhammad Ajmal, Iftikhar Ahmed and others.
This team raided at the hide out of robbers in the Pindorian area and arrested five of them while planning a robbery.
They have been identified as Arsalan Khan, Junaid Khan, Bakht Khan, Rahsid Abbassi and Lariab. Police also recovered five pistols from them. During initial investigation, the robbers confessed to have snatched bikes and mugged people in various areas of the city.
They have already remained jail birds and further investigation is underway from them. DIG (Operations) Mir Vias Niaz and SSP (Operations) Najeeb ur Rehman Bugvi have appreciated this performance and directed police officials for effective policing in their respective areas.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 24th, 2018.