Lahore—Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Amin Wains on Wednesday said four suspects, including a woman, had been arrested involved in killing of five people at Millat Park during a robbery.
Speaking at a press conference here, he said the suspects were identified as Zaheer Abbas Alias Basu, Zahid Ali, Jehangir Alias Bhola and Umme Farwa. He said the suspects were residents of Hafizabad and they had criminal record who were involved in dozens of robbery and dacoity cases in various districts of the province.
The CCPO said it was a big challenge for police to trace the accused and arrest them. He added that special teams of operations, investigation wing and CIA were formed and tasked to arrest the accused.
He said the teams collected evidences from the scene and empty bullets were got examined from the forensic laboratory. He said police initially short listed 229 persons and traced the suspects using their professional expertise and scientific methods. As 9mm and 30 bore pistols were used in the incident, he added
Explaining their modus operandi, he disclosed that the girl had been hired by the three suspects to dodge police at pickets on roads and patrolling squads and supply them weapons for committing crime.