Gangs of car receivers and auto-thieves busted: valuables worth Rs. 10 million recovered

Islamabad: Criminal Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad Police has busted three gangs involved in car snatching, car lifting, dacoities and recovered seven vehicles, stolen items worth Rs. 10 million from their possession, a police spokesman said.

According to details, IGP Islamabad Bani Amin Khan directed SSP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan to accelerate efforts in curbing car theft, dacoity and burglary incidents. Following these directions, special teams were constituted under supervision of SP (Investigation) Ch.Liaqat Ali including DSP Anti-Car Lifting Cell Abdul Razzaq, In-Charge Bashir Ahmed Noon, Inspectors Lal Din, Shafique, Bashir and others.

These teams succeeded to arrest 18 persons including two notorious receivers of stolen cars, car thieves and dacoits besides recovering five stolen cars, six mobile phones, six pistols, one kalasnikov and stolen items more than Rs. 10 million from them.

The nabbed persons involved in dacoities have been identified as Aamir s/o Muhammad Jehangir resident of Dhok Matkial Rawalpindi, Jameel Naseeb s/o Naseeb Ikram resident of sector G-11/1 Islamabad, Ramazan s/o Wali Muhammad resident of Jaranwala, Vikram Masih s/o Nazeer Masih resident of Gujranwala, Mushtaq Masih s/o Amanat Masih resident of Narowal, Shahid s/o Ghulam Rasool resident of Thandlianwala Faisalabad, Mir Baz s/o Abdul Mannan resident of Islamabad, Rahim Ullah s/o Ameer Aman Khan resident of Faisalabad, Nizam Din s/o Behram Khan resident of Abbottabad and two Afghan nationals Syed Kareem s/o Muhammad Haneef and Abdul Hadi Khan s/o Khan Jan.

Police recovered looted items worth millions of rupees, six mobile phones, 21 pistols, Kalashnikovs, two cars, one hand grenade, 200 wine bottles, eight kilogram hashish, seven kilogram heroin from nabbed persons and they also confessed to snatch 16 vehicles at gun point from various areas of twin cities. Saddar Circle police has also

Similarly, nabbed car receivers have been identified as Razim alias Haji s/o Muhammad Azam resident of Peshawar, Riaz ur Rehman s/o Saleem ur Rehman resident of Mardan. Likewise, CIA Police and Anto-Car Lifting Cell have also arrested car thieves identified as Ghulam Kibriya s/o Ghulam Mustafa resident of Rawalpindi, Shan Mustafa s/o Khaldi Javed resident of Gujranwala, Jameel Ahmed s/o Mir Afzal resident of Mansehra, Ayaz Mehmud alias Puppi resident of Dhok Gujran Rawalpindi and Zahid Tanveer s/o Muhammad Basheer Ahmed resident of Mansoor Abad Faisalabad.

The cars recovered from these persons bear registration number as follows: Corolla Atlas Car (ICT-SY-424), Suzuki vans (LEJ-5048, CJ-9518)), Honda VTI (LRB-7171). An oil tanker (GLT-5875) snatched at gun point from Sihala police area was also recovered from them.

Meanwhile, Tarnol Police also arrested a car thief red handed. IGP Islamabad Bani Amin Khan and SSP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan have appreciated this performance and further directed to use all available resources to arrest car thieves and other notorious criminals.

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