The Mardan police have arrested four members of inter-provincial Afghan refugee gang and recovered stolen gold ornaments, cell phone, cash and other valuables, a senior police officer said.
Addressing a news conference district police officer (DPO) Dr. Zahidullah Khan told the media that robbery incidents were occurring in the limits of Sheikh Maltoon Town police station. He added that police started an investigation into the incidents.
He added that police arrested four members of an inter-provincial Afghan gang identified as Naqibullah, Sadiqullah, Hamidullah, Abdul Zahir residents of refugees Akora Khattak and Noor-ul-Anwar residents of Swabi.
DPO added that police also recovered 5 tola gold ornaments, 3 mobile phones, 50,000 cash and two motorbikes and two pistols used in the incidents. DPO further told the media that police also arrested a motorbike thief identified as Jan Mohammad resident of Fatma road and recovered 16 motorbikes from him. DPO added that police also arrested 62 proclaimed offenders.