Sialkot: POs carrying head money arrested
SIALKOT: Police claimed to have arrested three proclaimed offenders including Usman Yaqub alias Shani, Nasir alias Bablu bearing head money of Rs 0.5m announced by the Punjab govt each. District Police Officer Ather Ismail disclosed this talking to the newsmen. SP (Investigation) Sialkot Asad Sarfraz Khan and senior member Sialkot District Peace Committee Zafar Malik were also present. The DPO added that a police team led by inspector Zulfiqar Ahmed Chatta, SHO of Cantt police, raided a hideout in outskirts of Lahore and arrested both the accused.
The accused were wanted by police in 36 cases of kidnapping for ransom, dacoity, murder during dacoity, money extortion, robbery and other heinous cases.
He narrated that the Sialkot police had also arrested PO Shehbaz alias Shehbazu, who was wanted by police in two cases of murder during dacoity and 24 cases of kidnapping for ransom, dacoity and robbery. He revealed that the accused had been a sign of terror in the Sialkot region. The DPO announced cash prizes and appreciation certificates for the raiding party.