LAKKI MARWAT - Police and security forces busted a gang of robbers and recovered snatched money and other valuables from their possession in a joint offensive on late Wednesday night.

A police official said on Thursday that armed bandits were busy in looting passenger vehicles on gunpoint near Chunnai bridge on Abakhel link road when security forces who were on routine patrolling in the area came there.

He said that a police contingent was also dispatched to the area on the instructions of DPO Abdul Rashid who had been informed about looting of passengers.

The law enforcers, he told, captured three robbers identified as Hanmifullah, Qudratullah and Sharifullah and seized from them weapons.

Police also seized cash, mobile phones and other valuables from the arrested bandits they had snatched from passengers”, he maintained.

He said that a case was registered against the arrested robbers and their two unknown accomplices on the complaints of looted passengers and further investigation was underway.