Lahore: Dacoit gang busted, liquor, drugs recovered
LAHORE: The PHP busted a three-member dacoit gang after foiling an attempt of bus robbery while 99 bottles of wine were also recovered during a routine patrolling on Monday.
Punjab Highway Patrol Post Jassuana Bahglow, Faisalabad, received information that three armed dacoits boarded a bus with an intention to commit a dacoity while proceeding from Satiana to Jaranwala.
The PHP team conducted Naka Bandi, intercepted the bus and arrested three dacoits namely Akhtar alias Akhtari, Kashif alias Rashi and Atif, all residents of Chak No. 35/GB Faisalabad. Police also recovered three pistols and 14 bullets from their possession. During the initial interrogation, it was revealed that the arrested accused belonged to a wanted Akhtari Gang which consisted of 25 criminals.
In another incident, PHP team Kundian Morr, Mianwali, stopped a suspicious motorcycle ridden by Abdul Waheed s/o Muhammad Waheed r/o Kallur Kot, Bhakkar, along with his sister namely Shaista d/o M Waheed. The PHP team recovered 99 bottles and 116 gram Chars from their possession. Cases have been registered against them.