SWAT: A five-members of a dacoit gang were arrested in Mingora area of Swat district , while the leader of the gang, Hayat alias Hayateay, was killed in a police encounter in Charsada district.
The stolen property in amount of Eight lac also recovered, more than eight lac.
These views were expressed by District Police Officer Swat Shafiullah Gandapur along with DSP City Amjad Khan, SHO Mingora Mujeeb Alam Khan, Investigation Officer while holding a press conference at Swat Press Club.
Malakand Division Traders Federation President Abdul Rahim, spokesman of the traders community Khalid Mahmood Khalid and affected trader Haji Muhammad Karim were also present on this occasion.
Swat DPO said that on October 8, when the vehicle of flour dealer Muhammad Karim was stopped the unknown gunmen and robbed 17 lac and 95 thousand rupees on gunpoint.
“A special investigation team headed by Additional SP Ghulam Sadiq was formed to trace out the case. The investigation team, acting in a modern technical way, arrested the suspects of the dacoit group involved in the robbery, Swali Khan son of Dosha Khan, Shahzad Ashraf son of Muhammad Ashraf, resident of Haripur, Mansoor son of Akbar Khan resident of Peshawar, Hazrat Umar son of Dilnawaz Sakna Charsada, Rehman Gul son of Umar Badshah resident of Temargara was arrested, while the main leader of the gang, Hayat Khan alias Hayatay, son of Jahan Alam, resident of Prang, Charsada, two other accomplices, Facilitator Shujaat Khan, son of Sarfraz Khan, resident of Kaduna Mangalore and Salman alias Salmanay resident of Charsadda, were not arrested.”he said.
He said that information was received regarding Hayat Khan alias Hayatay in Charsada that the accused Hayat has taken refugee in his relative’s house in Tangi area of Charsada.
“In view of the information, the police team under the leadership of SHO Mingora Mujeeb Alam Khan reached Charsada to arrest the accused. Instead of arresting the accused, Hayatay started firing on the police party. SHO Mujeeb narrowly escaped with three bullets on his bullet proof jacket.”he added, that the police fired back and killed Hayat Khan alias Hayatay.”he said.
He further said that the dead accused Hayatay was wanted in other districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab police in many cases of snatching, apart from Swat district.
DPO Swat said that 8 lac 50 thousand rupees and the pistols used in the robbery were recovered from the arrested suspects of the dacoit group, while efforts are on to arrest the unarrested facilitator Shujat Khan and dacoit Salman.
He further said that on October 14, 2023, the plaintiff Sangeen son of Attaullah, a resident of Rung Mohallah Mingora, filed a report that a diamond ring worth Rs Four lac.
He said that in this regard, I instructed the Rahimabad police to take immediate action, on which the police was successfully arrested the inter-provincial female thief gang group and arrested them.
He said that three women thieves involved in the incident, Bakht Taja, wife of Aftab resident of Kaka Town, Peshawar, Shaughta wife of Hasan resident of Mohmand Agency, Rukhsana, wife of Asif resident of Sadar Bazar, Peshawar, were arrested and a diamond ring worth four lac rupees was seized from them and their husbands involved in the crime will be arrested very soon.