Mansehra: Gang of robbers busted
MANSEHRA: Police Thursday claimed to have arrested a notorious inter–provincial gang of robbers which was involved in most of the robberies in different parts of the district. Addressing a news conference here at his office, the district police officer (DPO) Akhtar Hayat Khan said the gang was involved in crimes and last week ambushed the policy party near Jabba area on Balakot Road in which a cop Muhammad Fida was critically injured.
The DPO said ringleaders of the gang, Muhammad Ibrar and Muhammad Anwar, were arrested in a raid and Nazir Shah and Muhammad Saddique were still absconding. He said shortage of police force in the district where only 900 constables were providing security to the population of 1.7 million people, adding that at least 2,000 constables were supposed to be there in terms of the population strength.