…the polio worker was on his way back home when unknown criminals attacked him
LANDIKOTAL: Street Crimes rapidly growing in Landikotal as unknown criminals attacked and robbed another person of cash and cellphone on Sundaynight, sources said on Monday.
The sources said that the victim identified as Hizram Shinwari son of Fazeel Khan was on his way back home when the criminals near Totikhel village in Sheikhmalkhel locality stopped him and tortured him.
According to police it was late 10pm when he was stopped and tortured with gun butts. The criminals took Rs,19000 and cell phone from him and fled. He was later taken to dsstrict headquarters hospital for medical treatment.
Two days ago dacoits deprived a trader of US dollars 0.3 mllion at Landikotal bypass road and fled from the scene. Traders threatened to close down their offices at Torkham and stop import and export via Torkham border if they were not provided security.
Citizens also showed concern over the growing crimes in Landikotal. They said could not come out of their homes after Maghrib time dude to the criminals. Asfandyar Shinwari said dacoits also looted a number of house in the past few days in Landikotal but police failed to arrest them.