NOWSHERA, 21 April: Unidentified thieves in excise police uniforms have looted a truck loaded with gas cylinders in Nowshera.

Police said the incident happened near double railway crossing in Risalpur on Wednesday. The fake excise officials stopped the truck and took money and mobile phones from the driver and cleaner for ‘investigation’. The robbers handcuffed the driver and cleaner and took away all the cylinders from the truck.

The driver and cleaner were released by the robbers on Thursday morning in Taru Jabba and the empty truck has also been recovered from the area.

Police has registered a case of the incident and started investigation.