Islamabad: Couple involved in car-jacking held
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police have arrested a couple who allegedly used to steal cars after hiring them for long journey, spokesman for police said on Sunday.
Police said Ameer Zaman and his wife Sheeba booked a Corolla Car (MN-630) from Multan to Rawalpindi along with its driver Muhammad Shan.
On their arrival to Rawalpindi, they stayed in a hotel and driver Shan hid keys of the car in his pillow. When he got up, he found keys and the couple missing from the hotel. He immediately informed police and wireless message was circulated at all pickets and to cops performing duties at inner and outer cordon of the city.
Inspector Abdul Majeed from Anti-Car Lifting Cell intercepted this car at ‘Jhugi Syedan’ in Tarnol Police Station and arrested the couple when they were trying to speed away in adjoining district to sell it.