Mirpurkhas: Oil looted from trailer recovered
MIRPURKHAS: Police have claimed to have recovered 6,000 containers of cooking oil and ghee looted two days ago from the National Highway when a trailer going to Quetta was hijacked with the connivance of the driver and cleaner. Ten people involved in the crime were arrested.
Reports said unidentified men hijacked a trailer loaded with the stuff at gunpoint two days ago at the National Highway, near Hala Naka.
However, Digri police on Wednesday stopped an empty trailer near New Dumbalo check post and on inquiry it was revealed by the driver and cleaner that the hijacked trailer had been unloaded in Old Mirpur police station limits.
Mirpurkhas police raided a warehouse and recovered the 6,000 looted containers of ghee oil, and arrested Mohammad Siddique Thebo, Nawaz Ali Thebo, Nim Thebo, Manzoor Ali Thebo, Akram Thebo and Mashooq Ali Thebo. Among arrested were also the driver and cleaner and two unknown men. The SPO City informed that an inquiry was under way after which cases will be lodged against the accused.