NOWSHERA: The Motorway Police on Sunday arrested a mastermind of a gang of scammers, who had allegedly snatched gold jewelry and articles of value from female commuters recently.
Taking notice of a complaint lodged by one Shafiq, Motorway Police Deputy Superintendent of Police Abdur Rahim along with Inspector Taj Ali, Sub-Inspectors Ishaq, Zahid Hussain, and others interrogated rickshaw drivers at Amangarh point on the Grand Trunk Road about swindling the female commuters.
The police arrested Muhammad Yasin, a resident of the Charsadda district, on the suspicion and took him to the police station where he divulged information about crimes committed during the last few months.
According to police, the accused said that three women were also his accomplices, who used to snatch cash and gold ornaments from women passengers.
The police said that the accused used to pick up women passengers and then they were being deprived of cash and ornaments by the women swindlers. The police have registered the case and started an investigation.
(Source: National online and print media, Dated: 27.06.2022)