Rawalpindi: 5 gangsters arrested
RAWALPINDI: Kotli Satian police have arrested five gangsters and seized weapons, stolen mobile phones and Rs 110,000 from them, said a press release issued on Tuesday.
One of the gangsters, it said, managed to run away, adding the five were allegedly involved in mugging cases on Kahuta-Lehtrar and Lehtrar-Baga roads. City Police Officer Saud Aziz formed a team, headed by Saddar Superintendent of Police (SP) Ahmad Hussain Shah, to bust the gang.
It said the gangsters were arrested on March 28 from Lehtrar-Baga Road, while taking position to mug people. The gangsters were named Ansar Nadeem, Kamran Zafar, Javid Iqbal, Nasrullah and Tasleem Nawaz, it said. The press release said the accused had confessed to killing a driver, Asad Ikhlaq, on February 22 besides being involved in mugging cases.