Kohat: Stolen vehicle recovered
KOHAT: The police recovered a vehicle stolen from Peshawar and arrested an army man at the Kohat-Punjab border at Khushalgarh here on Thursday.
The police said an army sepoy serving in EME unit hired a taxi from Peshawar for Kohat and snatched it from the driver near Malangabad area of Kohat by showing him a dagger.
The driver of the car (RIR-8617), Hikmat Badshah, resident of Badhaber, Peshawar, lodged a report of the incident at the Junglekhel police station on Wednesday night. The police sealed all the exit and entry points to recover the car.
The vehicle was intercepted at the Khushalgarh checkpost. During preliminary interrogation he told the police that the driver owed him some money therefore he snatched the car from him. But his claim was proved false after inquiry.
The Junglekhel police shifted the car to Kohat city and registered case against the accused.