Lahore: Copper wire theft
Lahore: Judicial Magistrate Abid Islam on Wednesday sent five employees of Pakistan Railways to jail on 14-day judicial remand. They have been accused in copper wire stealing scam.
The court has directed police to complete the investigation as soon as possible and submit challan before the court on next hearing.
The accused have been identified as Adnan Hussain, Saleem Akhter, Abdullah, Muhammad Zaman and Ayaz Baig. Earlier, a train with copper wire was sent from Khanewal to Lahore where the copper wire was to be stored at Mughalpura Workshop. However, the train was sent to Kharian where the copper wire worth millions of rupees was stolen. Later, the aforesaid accused were arrested.