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Eight arrested in Swat, says DPO.

Byline: Shafi Ullah

MINGORA -- At least eight people arrested along with a gang allegedly involved in kidnapping for ransom and thieving motorcycles during search and strike operation in Manglor, an area of Swat, on Tuesday.

Addressing a press conference here at his office District Police Officer (DPO) Mohammad Saleem Marwat said that Manglor Police under the supervision of SHO Nasir Ahmad raided a house and recovered the kidnapped Karim Ullah and arrested Mohammad Zahir, Hayat Khan, Rahim Dad, Salah Ud Din, Daulat Khan, Ali Ur Rehman, Sarnawaz Khan and Suleman from the spot.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) City Sadique Akbar and SDPO Saidu Sharif Circle Mohammad Zaman were also present on this occasion. DPO added that police also arrested 2 people Hussain Ali and Sajid allegedly involved in thieving motorcycles and also recovered three bikes along with different parts of bikes.

DPO further told that at least 14 cases of extortion had registered in the district and police had arrested all the extortionists while many of them were said to be controlled from Landi Kotal and Afghanistan through phone calls. He added that police had trained 633 gate keepers of schools while campaign for ending the sale of narcotics was also being run. The police have registered the separate FIRs against extortionists, gang involved in thieving bikes and kidnap for ransom and started further investigation.

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Publication:Frontier Post (Peshawar, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 25, 2015
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