Islamabad: 3 outlaws arrested
ISLAMABAD: Golra police arrested three outlaws after a brief encounter in sector G-13 area on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday.
Fortunately no person received bullet injuries in the encounter. However, three policemen suffered bruises as they tumbled while chasing the outlaws in the dark.
Golra police spotted six persons sitting at the railway track in G-13. When they saw the policemen coming towards them, they ran away while firing at the police team. Later the police cordoned off the area and arrested three outlaws while the other three managed to escape.
An officer close to the investigation told Dawn that they were involved in scores of robberies in which they looted explosives and other material used by cement factories.
They sold the explosives and other material, including web-code and detonators to militants and the factories that do not have permits to purchase the explosives.