Lahore: NH&MP arrest member of car snatcher gang
LAHORE: The National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) N-5 Central arrested a member of car snatcher gang after an encounter with the culprits on Wednesday. The officers of NH&MP Akif Nishat and Akram were busy in speed checking of the vehicles near Chechawatni when they were informed by the Sahiwal control room that armed men had snatched a corolla car (LED–5269). The officers stopped the car occupied by five persons and started its search. Two persons came out of the car and started firing at motorway police officers that was retaliated. As a result, Akram received a bullet in his leg. After exchange of the fire, one culprit Asad Maqbool of Chechawatni was arrested while others managed to escape from the crime scene.
The injured officer was taken to a nearby hospital where his condition was stated to be stable. Zonal Commander Nisar Saroya has appreciated the brave effort of the officers and awarded them commendation certificate and cash reward.