Lahore: 4 cell phone snatchers arrested
LAHORE: Garden Town police claimed on Tuesday to have arrested four teenaged members of a cell phone snatcher gang and recovered from them eight cell phones, four pistols, including a toy gun, 18 bullets and two bikes. Garden Town circle ASP Tariq Aziz told a news conference that Some Mohafiz Force officials during patrolling took three suspects into custody from Ata Turk Block.
The suspects were identified as ring-leader Shahid alias Shada and his three accomplices Atif Hameed, Raza Yaseen and Muhammad Naveed of Shada gang.
He said the suspects, who belonged to a Bund Road locality in Shafeeqabad, used to snatch cash and cell phones from motorists and pedestrians.
He said the accused had faced imprisonment in the past as they were challaned by the Lytton Road police.
Tariq said the suspects had confessed to committing at least 12 robberies in areas of Faisal Town, Garden Town and Mozang.