Nine policemen among 10 arrested over oil theft

LARKANA: Police has arrested SHO and 10 others, including eight cops on the charges of stealing oil from the PARCO pipeline, within the limits of Dhamrah police station.

According to details, Incharge SSP Larkana Kamran Nawaz, on an intelligence report conducted surprise raid and found SHO Dhamrah police station Umaid Ali Shah, Head Constable Mazhar Abro, cop Mir Hassan Gopang, PARCO employee Achar Gopang and others stealing oil from PARCO pipeline.

Two farmers of the requisite land from where pipeline is passing namely Bakhshal Khokhar & Naveed Khokhar were also arrested. Police were also trying to arrest landlord Irshad Junejo who also was alleged to be involved in this major theft crime.

SSP told reporters that the gang involved in the crime has been busted and FIRs have been lodged against them and added that departmental action would also be taken against the offenders.

He further said that SHO and other policemen were arrested for their complete failure to arrest the culprits involved in the theft which was going on since last many months, adding that it was also suspected that they were also involved in the said crime from other areas.

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