Police claimed on Wednesday to have arrested 8 gangsters including a ring leader and recovered looted goods from their possession.
Addressing a press conference, DPO Dr Sardar Ghias Gul said that DSP Pindi Bhattian Mian Touseef Ahmad on a tip-off that a gang was operating in Hafizabad, Faisalabad, Nankana Sahib, Khaniwal, Chiniot, Lahore and Toba Tek Singh, constituted special teams of SHOs Jalalpur Bhattian Sarfraz Anjum and Umar Farooq Pindi Bhattian who with their fanatic efforts succeeded in arresting Afzaal alias Afzaloo, Abdullah, Muhammad Nadeem, Abdul Majeed and Safdar Hussain. The police also smashed another Bhatti gang and arrested Abdul Sattar, Abdul Karim, Amjad and Saleem.
The gangs were involved in snatching vehicles and looting cloth worth millions of rupees from different factories. The police recovered six trucks, a bus, two vans, dozens of bikes, gold ornaments, cash and scores of cattles worth millions of rupees from the outlaws.—APP