Islamabad - Khanna police on Tuesday busted a five-member gang of robbers and recovered weapons from them, a police spokesman claimed the same day.

The spokesman said that on a tip off, SP (Rural) Hassam constituted a special team including SHO Khanna and others which raided at hide out of the alleged robbers at Pindorian area and arrested five robbers as they were planning robbery in an adjoining area.

They arrested accused were identified as Arsalan Khan, Junaid Khan, Bakht Khan, Rashid Abbassi and Laraib. The police also recovered five pistols from the alleged robbers, who also confessed during preliminary investigation having committed street crime and snatched bikes from various persons.

Further investigation is underway.