Lahore: Eight dacoits arrested
LAHORE: Model Town division CIA has arrested eight members of Arshad Ali dacoits’ gang involved in incidents of murder, dacoity and robbery in various parts of the city.
Police have also recovered loot, including 110,000 in cash, 14 cell phones and one water pump, from the arrested accused. Six illicit pistols and bullets were also seized from them.
They have confessed to 20 cases of murder, dacoity and robbery during preliminary interrogation. A special police team, constituted by SP CIA Muhammad Umar Virk, busted the gang and arrested its eight members, including the ringleader.
They are history-sheeters. The areas in which they committed crime include Nishter Colony, Naseerabad, Model Town, Ghalib Market and Kot Lakhpat. The arrested accused include ringleader Arshad Ali, Sajid Ali, Liaquat Ali, Muhammad Nisar, Imran Haider, Omer Bilal and Allah Rakha.