Taxila: Robbers’ gang busted
TAXILA: The police claimed to have busted a five-member gang of robbers and recovered goods worth Rs600,000 stolen from warehouses of Utility Stores Corporation (USC), Kabirwala.
Acting on a tip-off, the police party intercepted three trucks (C-165, ZP-3853 and C- 3278). On searching them, the police recovered huge quantity of cooking oil and vegetable ghee stolen from the USC warehouses in Kabirwala and arrested five robbers identified as Asif Dawood, Mohammad Adil, Jamil Ahmed, Shamraiz Hussain and Tahir Masood.
Police sources said the accused were trying to smuggle the goods to Peshawar. A case was registered against the accused while the confiscated goods handed over to the USC authorities.