New town circle: Police catch three muggers

New Town Circle police claimed to have busted a gang of street criminals and arrested its three members


APP June 02, 2018
Police arrest gang members in Rawalpindi police. PHOTO: AFP

RAWALPINDI: New Town Circle police claimed to have busted a gang of street criminals and arrested its three members besides recovering two motorbikes, weapons, mobile phones, cash and other items from them.

According to SSP (Operations) Muhammad Bin Ashraf, New Town Circle police on the directive of City Police Officer (CPO) Afzal Ahmed Kosar, conducted operation and netted three criminals namely Dilawar Bahadar, Muhammad Ali and Sajid Riaz, allegedly involved in street crimes and extortion.

Bin Ashraf said that police also recovered two motorbikes, five pistols with 25 bullets, 12 snatched mobile phones and only Rs50,000 in cash from their possession.

The suspects, police said, were involved in over 24 cases registered in New Town Circle. The criminals confessed to have committed crimes in the jurisdiction of several other police stations of the city.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 2nd, 2018.

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