Dacoity case solved, looted valuables of worth Rs28.3m recovered: Police

MULTAN   -  Multan Police solved a dacoity case and arrested criminals besides re­covering looted valuables of worth Rs28.3 million from their possession during a special operation launched here on Friday.

This was disclosed by SSP Opera­tions Muhammad Imran while hold­ing a press conference here.

He said that on August 15, owner of a private company Capt (retd) Shahid Mahmood reported police that two unidentified robbers looted valu­ables of worth Rs28.3 million from his office. 

The criminals tied the security guards and looted the valuables from the office. The police registered the case number 1639/23 under section 392/411 PPC against the criminals and started the investigations into the incident. City Police Officer (CPO) Mansoor-ul-Haq Rana, while taking notice of the incident, formed a spe­cial team under his supervision to ar­rest the criminals. 

The police team arrested both ac­cused Nadeem and Nasir, the SSP said and added that Nasir was security guard of the office who planned for the crime alongwith his friend. 

Further investigations were under­way from the arrested criminals, the SSP added.


The district administration has sealed 18 brick kilns for using old technology causing environmental pollution and smog during a special operation launched across the dis­trict here on Friday.

In line with special directives of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Omer Je­hangir, the environment department alongwith officers of district ad­ministration launched a crackdown against factories and brick kilns caus­ing environmental pollution. 

The team sealed 18 brick kilns and imposed a fine of Rs900,000 for not converting the kilns to the latest zigzag technology. The team also registered FIRs against the owners of the brick kilns. Meanwhile, the team issued no­tices to five factories and sealed the production units while 13 commercial smoky vehicles were challaned, and a fine of Rs26,000 was imposed for causing pollution. DC Omer Jehangir said that action against smog and en­vironmental pollution was being ex­panded across the district.

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