Special police arrest 11 ‘criminals’

LAHORE: SP City Investigation Syed Karrar Hussain Shah Tuesday said that special police teams of the Investigation Wing arrested 11 persons involved in murder, honour killing, bank dacoity and other crimes and recovered stolen items worth millions of rupees from them.

Addressing a press conference at Lower Mall here, he said that In-charge of Investigation police Thana Islampura Homicide Mohammad Tariq arrested alleged killers of Lal Khan. Wife of the deceased had allegedly hired three persons namely Ijaz, Shahid and Mazaffar for Rs 400,000 for killing her husband.

The SP said that In-charge of Shadbagh Homicide SI Akhtar Ali arrested accused Ashab, who had killed one Ali Ahmad for having illicit relations with his sister.

In-charge of Homicide Thana Badami Bagh SI Mohammad Ali arrested accused Mohammad Akram involved in killing of Tahir Hussain.

The Investigation Police City Division arrested three accused namely Younas, Asif and Adil, who was involved in extortion, and bank dacoity. The police also recovered one million rupees and a pistol from them.

He said the gangsters had also been sent to jails in different cases.