Talking to ARY News, Khosa said it is not possible that bandits are present in an area and the public representatives of the constituency are unaware of their presence.
He alleged that the gangsters enjoy the blessings of some members of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
Earlier in the day, police sought help of Army and Rangers in the fight against Chotu Gang in Rajanpur district following deaths of six policemen including a station house officer (SHO).
The river forests in Sindh and southern belt of Punjab have remain a hotbed of bandit gangs involved in kidnappings and other crimes on the both banks of the Indus River.
The areas are inaccessible and virtually remained a no-go area for police and other law enforcement agencies – thus an ideal refuge for the outlaws operating in the region.