Three arrested for planning robbery

Police recovered a motorbike, weapons and liquor

Our Correspondent February 14, 2018
Police catch suspected robbers. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

ISLAMABAD: The capital police have arrested eight people including three suspected robbers, recovering a motorbike, weapons and liquor from them, a police spokesperson said on Tuesday.

The official said that the robbery suspects were arrested during a raid on their hideout near Koral.

“The police team raided the hideout of dacoits in the`Sodhrian’ area and arrested three dacoits red-handed as they were planning to commit dacoity in an adjoining area,” read a police statement.

The suspects were identified as Tariq Aziz, Ishtiaq and Qasim. Police said that they had recovered three 30-bore pistols along with ammunition from the suspects.

Meanwhile, ASI Ishtiaq from Kohsar police station arrested two suspected bike lifters, and recovered a stolen bike from them.

The Margalla police arrested a suspected bootlegger and recovered a bottle of liquor from him.

The Golra police arrested an Azerbaijan national Zairov Perviez for living after the expiration of his visa.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 14th, 2018.


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