Charsadda: 2 car-lifters held after exchange of fire
CHARSADDA: Police claimed here on Tuesday to have arrested two car-lifters after exchange of fire and recovered a stolen car and arms from their possession.
Police said that they signalled a car bearing registration number MU-212 Islamabad to stop on Mardan-Charsadda Road near Station Korona. However, the driver sped away, they said, adding that they exchanged fire with the two persons riding the car and arrested them after a brief encounter.
The arrested persons turned out to be car snatchers. They were shifted to police station for interrogation.
The alleged car-lifters were identified as Wasim, a resident of Azakhel, and Muazam of Dir presently residing in Charsadda. Police also recovered two pistols from their possession.