Inter-provincial vehicle lifting gangs blamed for the theft of 12 vehicle worth over Rs20 million have been busted by Islamabad police on Sunday, ARY NEWS reported on Sunday.
According to details, the anti-vehicle lifting cell of the Islamabad police busted two interprovincial gangs and arrested five of their members. The suspects have been identified as Jahangir, Saleem, Ali Khan, Gul Khan, and Irfan Ullah.
The authorities recovered 12 vehicles worth over Rs20 million from their possession as the gang used to sell the vehicles to different districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The suspects during the initial probe have admitted their role in lifting many more vehicles from Islamabad and other Punjab districts.
Gangs involved in vehicle lifting have been arrested previously and in one such action, police claimed to have arrested a software engineer over charges of lifting precious cars from Karachi.