Lahore: 16 vehicles recovered, ringleader held
LAHORE: A total of 16 stolen vehicles worth over Rs8 million have been recovered by Anti–Vehicle Lifting Staff Cantonment Division, arresting the ringleader of Adnan Dhakan gang along with one accomplice. During preliminary interrogation, the accused have confessed to committing at least 22 car thefts in Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Sheikuhpura and Nankana Sahib Districts. According to the details, DIG and SSP Investigations initiated steps for curbing the trend of car lifting besides effecting recovery of the stolen vehicles.
The handout issued by CCPO Office said the car–lifters disclosed that they used to assemble after having contact each other on mobile phones. They used to steal the vehicles from hospitals and other parking stands as well as the vehicles parked in streets using master key and later these vehicles were disposed off in tribal belt and other districts of Punjab. A total of 16 cases have been traced against them and further investigations are underway.