LAHORE: Three teenagers were arrested on Friday for allegedly robbing a man with a toy gun in Iqbal Town.
Jalal, 15, Faiz, 16, and Waseem, 14, were on their way home late on Thursday night when police stopped and arrested them for carrying a toy gun. Police shifted the teenagers to a lock-up but had not registered a case against them until the filing of this report.
The Iqbal Town moharir told Dawn they received an anonymous call regarding a robbery and officers patrolling the area caught the three boys with a toy gun. He said they suspected the boys had carried out the robbery mentioned in the call however police were awaiting a complaint for identification parade of the suspects.
Family of the teenagers alleged police were demanding heavy bribe for release of the boys and no case had been registered against them.
Published in Dawn, July 4th, 2015
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