Inter-provincial gang of car lifters busted

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Ejaz Cheema

Islamabad

Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of Islamabad police busted two member of an inter-provincial gang of car lifters and recovered four cars and three motorbikes worth hundreds of thousands of rupees from them, a police spokesman said.

Following the directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, DIG (Operations) Waqar Ud din Syed assigned task to SP (Investigation) Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanveer to accelerate efforts against car-lifters.  Following his directions, special team was constituted under supervision of In-charge ACLC Sub- Inspector Liaqat Ali , Sub Inspector along with other officials. This team achieved a success and apprehended two members of an inter-provincial gang.

The gangsters have been identified as, Farhan khans/o Mobeen khan Nazakat Market Sohan Islamabad, Rizwan Ahmed S/O Attiq-Ur-Rehman resident of Tanda Pani Islamabad and recovered 03 cars and 04 motorbikes  worth hundreds of thousands of rupees from them.  During the preliminary investigation, they confessed to take away the vehicles from various areas of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and sold in Khyber Agency.

Separate cases have been registered in  Khanna, Kohsar, Tarnol Islamabad and  District Rawalpindi police stations against the nabbed persons  and further investigation is underway from them.  DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed has appreciated the performance of ACLC Police Team and directed the officials to intensify efforts to curb car/motorbike lifting incidents.

Meanwhile, Criminal Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad Police has arrested two accused including wanted proclaimed offender in murder case and recovered snatched mobile and weapon along with ammunition from their possession, a police spokesman said.

According to details, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan ordered crackdown against criminals including those involved in street crime. Following these orders, DIG (Operations) Waqar-Ud-Din Syed has directed all zonal officers to accelerate their efforts to curb the crime in the city.

Following these directions, SP (investigation) Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanveer constituted special teams under supervision of DSP CIA Hakim Khan including Sub- Inspector Tariq Rauf, ASI Irfan Ullah along with other officials who successfully busted two culprits including wanted proclaimed offender in a murder case.

They have been identified as Gul Agha s/o Sakhai resident of Jalalabad Afghanistan (PO) and Basit Ali s/o Rauf Ahmed resident of district Rawalpindi. Police team also recovered cell phones and one 30 bore pistol along with ammunition from them. Separate cases have been registered in Noon and Khanna stations against the nabbed persons and further investigation is underway from them.

DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed has appreciated this overall performance and directed all police officials to ensure effective policing measures in their respective areas.