Gang of robbers busted in Nowshera
NOWSHERA: Police on Saturday arrested a gang of six robbers involved in last week’s robbery in Pirpiai area, police official said. Speaking at a news conference, District Police Officer (DPO) Muhammad Hussain said that a group of gunmen forced their entry into the house of Faisal Babar on Sunday night and decamped with 40 tolas of gold ornaments, cash and cellphones in Pirpiai.
He said an investigation team headed by SHO Fazle Subhan was constituted to track down the accused. Acting on a tip-off, the DPO said the police raided a house in Pirpiai and arrested six robbers identified as Wahab, Sartaj, Hamid Sher, Ulfat, Safdar and Muhammad Idrees. The gold ornaments and other valuables snatched from the house at gunpoint were also recovered from their possession, he added.