LAHORE: The National Highways and Motorway Police N-5 Central have arrested 12 men suspected of dacoity, robbery, theft and carrying illegal weapons and recovered stolen goods. In a statement issued on Monday, the NH&MP said at least 450 liquor bottles, arms and ammunition, a Toyota Corrolla car, eight cell phones, stolen cattle, timber and Rs100,000 were recovered from the suspects. It said the suspects and the recovered items had been handed over to the district police for investigation. It said the NH&MP had also rescued an injured girl and a lost boy. The girl had been shot and injured by relatives over a domestic dispute. She was taken to Rahim Yar Khan City hospital for medical aid. The boy was reunited with his family in Khanewal.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 23rd, 2011.