Nowshera: Thieves arrested
NOWSHERA: Nowshera police on Sunday arrested members of a gang involved in stealing power transformers and recovered stolen feeders from them.
Police said the theft of transformers was on rise in the district. On a tip-off police arrested three persons Shaukat, Asif and Shehzad allegedly involved in transformers theft from Mirhati area.
Initially, the robbers introduced themselves as employees of Wapda, but later confessed to have been stealing the power transformers.
Three transformers and 200 litres of oil were recovered from a shop by the in-charge of the Akora Khattak police station Ajmir Shah.
Robbers told police that they were also involved in stealing transformers in Punjab province. Police registered case against them and started investigation.