Lahore: Gang of car lifters smashed, 5 held
LAHORE: The anti-vehicles lifting staff of the police on Monday arrested five members of an inter-district gang of car lifters and seized a car, bogus documents, stamps, number plates as well as illegal weapons from them.
The gang used to sell cars after taking them on lease from banks. They also lodged theft cases with police stations to claim insurance of the vehicles.
A team was formed on Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Malik Muhammad Iqbal’s orders, which collected the particulars of Hamid Raza gang and arrested its five members.
The police recovered a vehicle, two rifles, two pistols and bullets from them. Around 29 cases have also been traced against them in police stations in Civil Lines, Chung, Liaqatabad, Defence, Mozang, Qilla Gujjar Singh, Baghbanpura, Sabzazar, Faisal Town, Green Town, Satellite Town Sargodha, Lala Moosa, Gujrat, Sangla Hill, Nankana Sahib, Haveli Lakha and Okara. The arrested were identified as Muhammad Haroon, Ashraf, Mohsin Ullah, Basit Saleem and Usman Ayub.
The CCPO has announced cash prizes and commendatory certificates for the raiding team.
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