Auto-thieves arrested

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Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of Islamabad police has busted an inter-provincial gang of car thieves and recovered 10 vehicles worth millions 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 the task to SP (Investigation) Dr Syed Mustafa Tanveer to accelerate efforts against auto-theft activities.
Following his directions, special team was constituted under supervision of In-charge ACLC Sub- Inspector Liaqat Ali along with police team. This team achieved a great success and apprehended two car-lifters of an inter-provincial gang.The gangsters have been identified as Amjad s/o Sarzameen Khan resident of Nawain Kala District Noshara and Waseem Akhtar s/o Mubraik Ali and resident of Durgi Rajgan District Chakwal.
The police team also recovered 10 stolen vehicles worth millions of rupees from their possession while efforts are underway to arrest their other accomplices.
During the preliminary investigation, they confessed to take away the vehicles from areas of Kohsar, Shehzad Town, Golra, Margalla, Tarnol, Aabpara and Ramana police stations of Islamabad and from Lahore too. The DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed has appreciated this overall performance and directed all police officials to intensify efforts to curb car lifting incidents.—INP