2 robbers held in Takhtbhai
TAKHTBHAI: Two persons were arrested on charges of committing robbery in Lund Khwar, police sources said on Wednesday. The sources said that two armed robbers barged into the house of one Mohammad Ibrahim who had gone to offer Isha and Taraveeh prayers in the nearby mosque.
The robbers, the sources said, held the inmates hostage at gunpoint. But Sajjad Anwar, a disabled son of Mohammad Ibrahim, recognised one of the robbers Usman Akbar after his mask slipped from his face. The robbers decamped with one Kalakov rifle, cellphone and Rs8000. Reporting the incident to the police, Sajjad Anwar nominated Usman Akbar in the first information report. The police arrested Usman and he divulged the name of his accomplice, Mujahid, who was also apprehended.