Mansehra: 3 arrested in robbery case
MANSEHRA: The police here Friday arrested three persons involved in a robbery at the house of a retired army official. Five masked men had barged into the house of major (r) Mumtaz Ali Shah on Thursday and decamped with gold ornaments, electronic equipment, computers, Kalashnikov rifle, pistol and other valuables worth over Rs1 million. Talking to reporters, Mumtaz Ali Shah said one of the dacoits had managed to enter the house after making a whole in the wall.
He said the dacoit held his family hostage at gunpoint and called his four other accomplices. He said the dacoits decamped gold ornaments and other valuables. District Police Officer Ijaz Ahmad Khan, who was also present on the occasion, said that he had constituted a team to arrest the dacoits soon after the incident. He added that the team interrogated one of the servants Mohammad Riasat who confessed to the crime and revealed the names of his other accomplices.
The DPO said besides Riasat, Nisar Ahmad alias Shree and Tauqir Shah were also arrested by the police. He said that raids were being conducted for the arrests of Naseer alias Chacha and Zulfiqar alias Zulfi. The DPO also announced Rs10,000 reward for the members of the police team who arrested the dacoits and recovered the stolen goods.