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Nine dacoits arrested.

SIALKOT -- Daska police busted an interdistrict gang of dacoits and arrested its nine members, including the ringleader.

Sialkot District Police Officer (DPO) Dr Shehzad Asif talking to the media said the Arifu gang was wanted by Sialkot , Gujranwala, Lahore, Gujrat, Kasur, Vehari, Sahiwal, Khanewal and Rawalpindi police in more than 104 cases of murder, murder during dacoity, kidnapping, robbery and other heinous natured cases.

The DPO added that a team led by DSP Daska Engineer Rana Zahid Hussain busted the gang and arrested Arif alias Arifu (ringleader), Mohammad Umer, Azeem Sarwar, Mohammad Akram, Sajjad Salamat, Shaukat alias Chacha, Ashiq Nawaz and driver Muhamamd Saleem.

He said police had also recovered a van, dozens of mobile phones, cash, and gold ornaments.

The DPO announced appreciation certificates and cash prizes for the raiding police team.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Jan 15, 2015
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