Local police put three policemen behind the bars after gang war ringleader Bilal alias Sindhi escaped from their custody on Monday.
According to police sources, Bilal, a commander of Uzair Bloch gang, who was arrested by the paramilitary Rangers three days ago, escaped while he was being taken to the Chakiwara Police Station in a mobile van.
The three policemen, arrested for negligence, were identified as Bachal, Mushtaq and Arshad. A case has been registered against them.
Meanwhile, three suspects were arrested in injured condition following a shootout in Mochko area.
SSP Zeeshan Siddique said that the suspects were allegedly involved in robbery, car-lifting and street crimes. The police have registered a case against them and started investigation.