Dacoit Gang busted, three police constables arrested

SIALKOT: The Daska police have busted an inter district gang of dacoits namely “Police-Dacoit Gang” and arrested its ring leader Mohsin alias Mani and eleven other accused including three policemen(the.

According to the senior police officials, a police team led by Inspector Rana Zulfiqar Ahmed (SHO Daska City Police Station), raided at several dens in outskirts of Lahore, Gujranwala and Sialkot and traced out the well-organized inter district “Police-Dacoit Gang” headed by its ring-leader Mohsin alias Mani.

Senior police officials added that as many as seven policemen namely constable Mohammad Imran (No.2518/C) Police Line Gujranwala, constable Qaiser Shehzad (No. 4468/C) Khiyali-Gujranwala Police station, constable Zahid Mehmood (No. 4516/C) Wahndo-Gujranwala police station, constables Asif Mehmood, Aamir Raza (Police Line Gujranwala), constable Mohammad Fiaz (Elite Force Gujranwala) and Faisal (Khiyali-Gujranwala Police Station) were also the active members of this inter-district gang.

Senior police officials said that the said police officials and their other companions used to snatch / steal the motorcycles and cars from Lahore city’s internal areas, district courts and from the hospitals of Lahore. They used to bring the snatched/ stolen cars and motorcycles to Gujranwala, Daska and Sialkot for selling after changing the original shapes of these cars and motorcycles.

Two other accused police constables used to purchase the said snatched/stolen motorcycles and cars from the above-mentioned accused policemen and later they used to sell them to the other people with the help of two local auto mechanics accused Naeem and Shahid in Gujranwala by changing their engines and even their chassis numbers as well.

Senior police officials added that the accused have confessed to snatch and steal as many as 70 motorcycles and several cars. Police officials added that the police have recovered as many as 20 stolen motorcycles and a luxury car from these said arrested accused policemen, in this regard.

Senior police officials narrated that as many as seven accused policemen were directly and indirectly involved in these crimes, out of which the Daska police have arrested as many as three accused police constables namely Mohammad Imran, Qaiser Shehzad and Zahid Mehmood, as they were also the dangerous members of this “Police-Dacoit Gang” as well.

Police have sent the accused behind the bars. Several other police teams were also raiding at various places to ensure the early arrest of the four other accused police officials.