Some security guards had stolen the property worth Rs.80 million from a mobile phone company’s warehouse in Malir Karachi
Makhdoom Bilawal Police of Dadu district conducts raid at a village and arrests accused Sarfaraz Chandio; two other accomplices managed to escape
By Allah Bux Khushik
Dadu: The local police have arrested a security guard of a private company and recovered mobile phone sets, calling cards, SIMs and other related items worth over Rs.40 million which he had stolen from a warehouse of a mobile company from Karachi.
The police conducted a raid on a tip off at village Ghulam Panhwar near bypass in the jurisdiction of Makdoom Bilawal police station.
SSP Dadu district Aijaz Ahmed Shaikh told that ZONG Company’s security guards had reportedly stolen 110 ITEAL phones, thousands of scratch cards, SIMS and other valuable things worth Rs.80 million from ZONG warehouse located in Port Qasim area of Malir District of Karachi on January 02, 2021. The company had lodged FIR at Sukhan police station of Malir district Karachi.
SSP said that company officials had identified from CCTV cameras footage that their security guards were seen stealing the goods.
He said that on a tip off a team of Makdoom Bilawal Police station of Dadu led by SHO Nadeem Solangi raided at village Ghulam Panhwar and arrested accused Sarfaraz alias Asad Chandio originally hailing from Qambar-Shahdad Kot and recovered 17 cartons of scratch calling cards, mobile phones and SIMs worth over Rs.40. million.
SSP said that two accused security guards namely Muhammad Salih and Nadir Panhwar managed to escape from the village. “The raid was conducted at the time when the accused persons were trying to transfer the stolen property to unknown place,” he said.
He said that a new FIR under section 411 (recovering stolen property) was also lodged at Makdoom Bilawal police station against arrested accused Sarfaraz Chandio and his accomplices by state on complaint of ASI Pahlwan Khan.
Makdoom Bilawal produced accused Sarfaraz Chandio in Dadu’s local court and got 3-day remand for further investigation.
SHO Makdoom Bilawal police Nadeem Solangi said that arrested accused is being interrogated and very soon other stolen property of Mobile Phone Company will be recovered and absconding offenders will be arrested.