Lahore: 3 dacoits arrested
LAHORE: Township and Raiwind police have arrested three dacoits and a drug peddler on Tuesday and recovered 163 bottles of liquor, motorbikes, looted cash, mobile and other valuables from their possession. Following special directives by the Operations Police Chief, DSP Jehangir Butt and SHO Raiwind Mahmood Bhatti raided a den and arrested a notorious drug peddler Mazhar Ali Machi red handed.
“Yes, we have recovered 163 bottles of local made liquor and have lodged an FIR (877/11) against him,” an on duty ASI Rana Muhammad Ijaz said. Meanwhile, Township police arrested Mani dacoit gang comprising ringleader Imran alias Mani and his two accomplices Javed alias Jedo and Bilal and recovered five mobile phones, cash, gold ornaments and other valuables from their possession. Talking to this scribe, Sadr Division SP Operations Shoaib Khurram Janbaz said the aforesaid dacoit gang was involved in dozen of criminal acts, which the have confessed of committing in various areas including Township, Sabzazaar, Johar Town, Mustafa Town, Manga Mandi, Raiwind City, Satukatla and Hanjerwal. “They have confessed their involvement in at least 24 felony acts,” he added. Further investigations are underway.