Lahore: 19 members of 6 gangs of criminals arrested
LAHORE: The police claim to have arrested 19 members of six gangs of criminals, including six foreigners, and recovered from their possession six stolen cars, motorcycles and hashish worth Rs10 million. Saddar Division (Operations) SP Shoaib Janbaz said the arrested criminals were involved in number of robberies, dacoities, thefts and other crimes.
The arrested six Nigerians were involved in selling drugs and liquor as 100 bottles of liquor and 1kg hashish were recovered from them.
The SP said Green Town and Township police conducted joint raids and arrested 19 gangsters.
He said a major achievement was the arrest of three car lifters — Sohail alias Sunny, Bilal Sher and Saif Gull.
The police recovered eight stolen cars, two motorcycle-rickshaws and one motorbike from them.
During interrogation, the arrested thieves confessed to have stolen 30 other vehicles, mostly cars from various areas of the provincial capital.
Further investigation is under way, the SP said.