Islamabad: Car-lifters gang busted; stolen vehicles recovered
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police on Thursday arrested a gang of car lifters and recovered two stolen vehicles from their custody. According to details, a team of Anti–Car Lifting Cell including ASI Muhammad Akbar and others arrested Shah Nawaz and Liaqat Zaman and recovered Suzuki Mehran and Pajero from their possession. According to police, the accused had confessed their crime while a team was established to arrest rest of the members of car lifting gang.
The accused were identified as Shah Nawaz and Liaqat Zaman. The city police believe, the accused were part of an inter-provincial gang who uses to lift cars from the federal capital and shifts them to various districts of Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw.
Meanwhile, the Islamabad Police claimed to have arrested 20 outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered weapons, narcotics and cars worth millions of rupees from their possession, a police spokesman said.
According to details, Assistant Sub-Inspectors Muhammad Siddique and Asif Ali from Kohsar police station arrested Azmat Khan, Arif Khan, Sami ur Rehman besides recovering one dagger, two 12–bore guns from their possession. Sub–Inspector Shamas Akbar from CIA police arrested Muhammad Khan in possession of a 30–bore pistol while Sub–Inspector Muhammad Ali recovered stolen valuables from a theft accused Ashraf.
Sub-Inspector Nusrat Ali from Golra police station arrested Gul Muhammad for having 250–gram hashish while Sub–Inspector Muhammad Aslam, ASI Muhammad Iqbal arrested Joseph Masih, Barkhurdar, Anwar Shah for possessing 110 gram heroin, one 30–bore pistol and 12–bore gun.
According to a spokesperson of Islamabad Capital Territory police, cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway.