Taxila: Smugglers, swindlers held
TAXILA: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two drug smugglers and busted a gang of female swindlers. Talking to newsmen, Sub Divisional Police Officer DSP Raja Taifour Akhter said that during checking of public transport vehicles on GT Road, police arrested Naeem Shah and Motti Ram after recovering 2kg charas and 1.5kg heroin from them.
While in another incident, a police party arrested a three-member gang of female swindlers belonging to a nomad family. He said female swindlers identified as Perveen, Nasreen and Noreen used to enter the houses on the pretext of drinking water at a time when male members were not at home.
He said they held the household women hostage by showing daggers and looted cash, gold ornaments and other valuables. Police recovered looted items and copper wire from their possession.