Lahore: Dacoit gang busted
LAHORE: CIA Police City division on Tuesday claimed to have busted a gang of dacoits and arrested its seven members, seizing booty and illegal weapons from them. The accused have confessed to 80 crimes during the preliminary interrogation. On a tip-off, a special team, under the supervision of CIA SP Muhammad Umar Virk, arrested seven members of the Abdullah Gang, including Mehboob Alam alias Shahdzad, Muhammad Usman, Khurram Shahzad, Syed Suleman, Hafiz Adeel, Nadeem alias Lubna, from the Tajpura Park, Shahdara.
The felons of the gang used to snatch cash and valuables from commuters at gunpoint, besides committing house robberies.
The criminals are history-sheeters and 50 cases have also been traced against them. The police recovered looted property worth hundreds of thousands of rupees as well illegal weapons from them.
A special team has been constituted for the arrest of other members of the gang who are still at large.