SWABI: Police arrested seven thieves who took Rs 6million from a bank branch here on Friday while holding staff at gunpoint and also recovered 90 percent of the amount from them.
That’s what regional police officer Yasin Farooq and DPO Mohammad Shoaib said at a press conference here on Saturday.
“The arrest of the seven thieves within 12 hours of the incident and the recovery of the looted sum is a great achievement,” RPO said, adding that the Swabi police in Peshawar worked in coordination and found the criminals. .
Mr Shoaib said police arrested the seven thieves from Darra Adamkhel, Peshawar and Kohat.
He said they were also allegedly involved in bank robberies in Karachi and other areas.
34 dengue cases detected: The dengue virus has started to spread here in the district and so far 34 cases have been confirmed by the district health service.
Officials said on Saturday that the majority of cases were reported in Takail, followed by Jehangira and Chota Lahor tehsil.
The village of Takail is located in the mountainous region of Gadoon Amazai and in the past no cases of dengue have been reported there.
“After receiving information, the health service dispatched its teams to the village of Takail,” a doctor said on condition of anonymity.
Health officials have carried out fumigations in the homes of dengue patients and in the neighborhood. They also organized a free medical camp, carried out tests on people, and provided them with free medicine.
âThe health department gave free mosquito nets to residents of Takail village,â another official said.
Local people have been urged to take precautionary measures to control the spread of dengue fever. They were asked to use mosquito nets while sleeping, cover the water tanks, and make sure there was no standing water nearby.
When contacted, a senior health official said the district administration had asked the district health official to take all possible measures to provide adequate facilities for patients and prevent the spread of dengue. .
Posted in Dawn, le 26 September 2021