Nowshera: Gang stealing Nato goods busted
NOWSHERA: Police busted a gang involved in stealing valuables from the Nato–containers, official said on Thursday. Talking to reporters, District Police Officer, Waqar Ahmed, said the police was tipped off about presence of a group of suspicious people at the godown of one Nasir Yousaf on the Grand Trunk Road. The police party raided the godown and recovered Nato–containers, he said, adding that eight persons were arrested.
The arrested persons were identified as Muhammad Ikram Shinwari, Muhammad Iqbal Shinwari, Bakht Nawaz, Sarfaraz, Adeel, Shahbaz, Shahzad and Sardar Ali.
The official said that Muhammad Ikram Shinwari was the ringleader of the group who had confessed during the preliminary investigation that they had broken seals of three containers. The official said that the group had been involved in stealing valuables from the containers after breaking seals in a professional manner for the last many years. He said that the godown had been sealed and police had been deputed there.