Karachi: Gang of factory robbers held
KARACHI: The North Nazimabad Police busted a gang of factory robbers consisting of four members and recovered arms and goods worth Rs3 million from their possession. SSP Khurram Waris of North Nazimabad Town said that information was received that a gang of factory robbers was active in the town, which was robbing the factory materials and items for the past one week. During investigation it was discovered that the gang was present in Fareed Colony of North Nazimabad Town. On a tip-off he directed the SHO Mominabad police station to conduct a raid.
The staff of Mominabad police station headed by SHO Ishtiaq raided the Farid Colony hideout and, after a brief encounter, arrested ringleader Taj Mohammed alias Taju along with his three accomplices Mohammed Ramzan, Rehman alias Toti and Saleem with a recovery of four TT pistols, 20 cartridges and 35 bags of precious thread worth Rs3 million.
SSP Waris said that the gang had robbed the recovered thread from a factory of Mohammed Asif with the name of ARA Textile Mill a week back. He added that the gang was involved in various cases of heinous crimes. Further investigation is under way.