Gangs of car lifters rule Rawalpindi
RAWALPINDI: Making the mockery of police authorities, the car lifters seem ruling the city as the car lifting and armed robberies in the garrison city during last couple of days have increased while on Monday the lifters making another hey day deprived citizens of five cars, three motorcycles and gold ornaments at gunpoint in various localities of Rawalpindi.
A Suzuki Mehran car bearing registration number MS-114, registered in the name of Huzaifa s/o Saidur Rehman, resident of Khayaban-e-Tanveer, was lifted by unidentified car lifters from the premises of Singapur Plaza. The Cant police on the complaint of the victim have registered a case against unidentified muggers.
In the second incident, Muhammad Irfan son of Muhammad Rasool, resident of Liaqat Road, told City police station that his car Corolla (RB-852) was lifted from the premises of his resident.
In the third incident a Honda Civic car bearing registration number N-4324 was lifted from Mohalla Fazal Abad from the limits of Waris Khan police station and the owner of the car Javed Khan s/o Mujahid Khan lodged complaint with the police about the theft of his car.
In the fourth incident, within the limits of Kotli Sattian police station, car lifters took away a car (LXT-3755) whereas the owner of the car Muhammad Arfaq s/o Muhammad Khan who hailed from Baga alleged Mubashir Nadeem of stealing his car and sought action against him.
In the fifth incident, Nasir Khurshid son of Qurban Hussain of Sir Syed Chowk told police that his Suzuki Carry van (RIA-1521) was lifted by unknown lifters from Pindora and sought recovery of his vehicle.
On the other hand, thieves carried away a motorcycle (SA-363) of Umer Farooq son of Gulistan Khan from Sadiqabad whereas the motorcycle (RIM-3823) of Muhammad Faizan was stolen from Christian Church, within the limits of PS Civil Line and robbers lifted motorcycle (RIZ-4665) owned by Muhammad Irfan son of Abdul Sami from Basti, in the limits of Wah Cannt police stations.
The police on the complaints of the victims, have registered cases and started investigation. Meanwhile, in Nadar Street at Adaila Road, four armed dacoits burgled a house and fled away with Rs 70,000 cash and gold ornaments weighing nine tolas.
Saima Farhan wife of Azeem Farhan told Civil Line police that four unidentified armed robbers entered her home and made the inhabitants’ hostage at gunpoint and looted Rs 70,000 cash and 9 tolas gold jewelry and fled away from the scene. The police have registered a case on the complaint of the woman.