Islamabad: Gang of carjackers busted
ISLAMABAD: The Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad Police has busted a gang of car–snatchers during a raid on their hideout at Kirpa in the area of Koral. Five men were arrested and weapons and a car were recovered from their possession, a police spokesman said. On a tip-off, CIA In-Charge Bashir Ahmed Noon constituted a special team under his supervision, including ASIs Haider, Zafar Iqbal and others, which raided the hideout of car–snatchers and arrested them when they were planning to commit another crime.
The nabbed men were identified as Ismail, son of Nur Muhammad; Nishat Kiani, son of Muhammad Akhtar, residents of Harnot, Islamabad; Aslam, son of Muhammad Azam, resident of Peshawar; Adnan, son of Muhammad Saleem, resident of Chattha Bakhtawar, Islamabad; Amaar Yaseen, son of Muhammad Yaseen, resident of Jhangi Syedan, Islamabad.
The CIA also recovered four pistols and a car in the raid.
During preliminary investigation, they confessed to their involvement in 10 car–snatching incidents in areas in the jurisdiction of Shahzad Town, Nilore and Secretariat police stations.
Case numbers 244/12, 196/12, 194/12 under Section 392 have been registered against them at the Shahzad Town Police Station; case numbers 205/12, 23/12, 30/12, 43/12, 47/2012 under Section 392 registered at Nilore Police Station, while case numbers 87/2012 and 127/12 have been registered at the Secretariat Police Station.