Three suspects arrested in Circular Road dacoity case

D.I.KHAN (APP): The Dera police on Sunday claimed to have arrested three out of five suspects who allegedly robbed a shop on the circular road last night and recovered Rs 30,000 in cash.
According to police spokesman, the robbery was allegedly committed by five armed suspects who came on a car and forcibly snatched Rs 0.3 million from the shop on Saturday night and fled from the spot.
After the robbery incident, District Police Officer Najmul Hasnain Liaquat directed the authorities concerned for immediate arrest of the accused involved in the robbery.
DSP City Sagheer Geelani and Cantt Police Station SHO Gul Sher Khan traced the robbery by using modern scientific techniques.
The arrested accused included Dilawar son of Muhammad Ramzan Patti-ban resident of near Mela Ground, Muhammad Rasheed son of Muhammad Ismail Sheikh resident of Bannu Adda and Muhammad Javed son of Bashir Musali resident of Bannu Adda. The police also recovered Rs 30,000 out of the looted money from the possession of the arrested suspects and the motor car bearing number (APA-987, Islamabad) used in the crime incident.
The other two accused including Ehsan and Sanwal managed to escape from the spot. Both the absconding suspects were also wanted to police in several other cases of theft and robbery. The police were conducting raids to arrest them, the spokesman concluded.
Police arrest narcotic dealer, recover one kg hashish, arms: The district police have launched a crackdown against narcotics dealers and arrested a narcotics dealer and other accused after recovering more than one one kilogram of hashish and arms from their possession.
According to police, the crackdown has been launched in line with directives of District Police Officer (DPO) Capt (retd) Najmul Hasnain to purge society from the menace of drugs.
He said that Station House Officer (SHO) Panyala police station Abdul Ghafar Khan along with his team conducted a crackdown in the Panyala area under leadership of DSP Fazal Rahim.
During the crackdown, the police arrested several accused and recovered 1035 grams hashish, one short-gun and two pistols from their possession.
Cases have been registered against the arrested persons and police started further interrogation.