Islamabad: 3 carjackers held, cars recovered
ISLAMABAD: Three carjackers were arrested and three vehicles stolen by them from Rawalpindi and Lahore were also recovered from their possession, the Motorway Police said. After the RA Bazaar Police informed the Motorway Police that a Corolla car bearing registration number LOW-6734 has been stolen, the NH&MP intercepted the car on M-1 near Swabi and arrested a culprit, later, identified as Babar Rashid, Rawalpindi.
In another incident, the patrolling team suspecting the fake number plate stopped a Suzuki carry with two persons on board. On checking, the number plat found fake. Meanwhile, one of the culprits fled away while the other identified as Wali Umar was arrested. Later on, he revealed that the vehicle was snatched on gunpoint from Rawalpindi.
In third incident, motorway police information about a car No. LED-4734 stolen from Iqbal Town, Lahore, traced it with a fake number plate at Sukheki Service area on M-2 and arrested culprit Akbar Ali while it was getting fuel.
Later on, the Motorway Police handed over the arrested car–lifters along with the recovered vehicles to concerned Police for further legal action and investigation in the presence of the owners of cars.