Lakki Marwat: Gamblers’ gang busted
LAKKI MARWAT: Police on Saturday busted a gang of gamblers and seized illegal weapons and money from them. An official said DPO Gulzar Ali Khan, on a tip off, directed Darra Pezu police to take action against gamblers and ensure their arrest at all costs.
“Following which a police party of Haibat Ali Khan police station headed by SHO Mashaal Khan raided a den in Sharbikhel village and arrested twelve gamblers,” the official said. They were identified as Fazlur Rehman, Naeemullah, Abdul Hamid, Hayatullah, Zahid, Ibrahim, Ajab Khan, Abdullah, Sharifullah, Mohammad Khursheed, Noor Jan and Abdul Shahad.
“Two of the gamblers identified as Hikmatullah and Farhatullah managed to escape,” he maintained, saying the law enforcers seized a Kalashnikov, a pistol and Rs4,700 stake money from them.
Separately, the same police party arrested a notorious proclaimed absconder, Habibullah, during a raid in Jhangkhel village.