Policemen presenting the arrested robbers before the media in Mardan. – Photo by Abdul Sattar

MARDAN, 3 August: Mardan Police have arrested three robbers involved in stealing gold and silver jewellery worth Rs5 million.

District Police Officer (DPO) Faisal Shehzad told media persons at his office on Tuesday that robbers Suleman, Roohullah, Saddam and Khanzada dressed in women burqas (veils) barged into the house of Gulraiz Tabassum at Shamsi Road area 12 days ago and took away one kilogram gold, 200 grams silver jewellery, Rs80,000 cash and three mobile phone sets.

The DPO said Suleman, a close relative of Gulraiz Tabassum, was arrested on basis of suspicion and he told the police about his other accomplices. He said Saddam and Roohullah have also been arrested and the stolen items have been recovered from them.