Kohat: Car-lifter arrested
KOHAT: The Punjab and Kohat police on Monday arrested the former Surgul UC nazim for steeling a taxi from Khushab district of Punjab.
Officials told Dawn the nazim, Gulzar Khan, had been nominated in a car theft case by owner Saifur Rehman and driver Bashir.
The residents of Mitha Dawan area of Khushab told police a couple rented the Corolla car on July 12 from Khushab city to Joharbabad. The couple gave tranquilisers to the driver and took away the car.
Saifur Rehman was told by somebody his car was in Kohat and to get it he should meet Gulzar Khan. He came to Kohat and met Gulzar who demanded Rs500,000 for recovery of car. After two days the car was found abandoned in Joharabad area of Khushab. Saifur Rehman later filed a case against Gulzar for taking Rs500,000 from him and stealing his car.