ACLC arrests car-lifter in Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: Anti Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) has arrested a criminal wanted by police for his involvement in drug peddling as well as car theft incidents and also recovered stolen car and narcotics from him, the police spokesman said. A team of ACLC was conducting special checking in the area of Shehzad Town Police Station when they got information about a car (ID-689) with number plate of green colour being driven towards Taramri Chowk, which might have drugs in it. Soon after this information, SP (Investigation) Jameel Ahmed Hashmi alerted Sub–Inspector Muhammad Afzal, ASI Manzoor and other official present there. Police team got vigilant and succeeded to stop this particular car which was being driven by notorious drug pusher and car thief Dr. Saleem son of Tau Khan, resident of Garid Shah, Takht Bai, Mardan. During physical search of the car occupant, police recovered four–kilogram hashish concealed in packets and tied with his body, one pistol and five bullets from him. Police also recovered fake number plates from the car.
Shehzad town police has registered the case under relevant sections and further investigation is underway from the accused. Cases of car theft and narcotics have been already registered against the nabbed accused in various districts.
Dr. Saleem is the member of the gang, which sells stolen vehicles after tempering them and preparing their fake number plates. Police have obtained physical remand of the accused from the concerned court and further investigation is underway from him.