Islamabad: Motorway police nabs three dacoits; recover looted goods
ISLAMABAD: The Motorway Police nabbed three armed dacoits at Islamabad Toll Plaza and handed them over to Shalimar Police with arms and booty. The dacoits looted the house of Dr Naveed-ur-Rehman in F-10/3 after keeping the family hostage for over three hours in the wee hours of Sunday and were fleeing away, the police sources said. The National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) arrested three robbers and recovered jewellery to the tune of more than Rs1 million, one laptop along with a notebook tablet and five mobile sets at Main Toll Plaza, Islamabad, which were snatched on gunpoint from the wife of Dr. Naveed–ur–Rehman, resident of House No. 72, Street No. 60 Sector F-10/3, Islamabad falling in the jurisdiction of Police Station Shalimar, Islamabad.
The robbers snatched the valuables and escaped on a Black Honda City bearing registration number (NK–926–ICT).
The Islamabad wireless control passed this message to the Motorway control asking them to help in arrest of the bandits at large, the sources said adding that the DSP/CPO Malik Muhammad Aslam along with a team of Motorway police officers intercepted the car at about 0055 hrs at Main Toll Plaza, Islamabad. The robbers tried to flee away, but the Motorway police officers got hold of them and recovered the jewellery and valuables as well as firearms from their possession.
The bandits were later on identified as Muhammad Ali son of Muhammad Din, Abid Ali son of Abbas and Muhammad Yasir son of Muhammad Amin hailing from Cheecha Watni, District Sahiwal.
The robbers were handed over to Shalimar Police Station for further investigation. The Inspector General, Motorway Police awarded cash reward and commendation certificates to the officers of motorway police in recognition of their excellent job.