ISLAMABAD:(APS) Margallah police Islamabad has busted an inter-provincial gang of car thieves and recovered a stolen car, jammers and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said on Monday.
According to details, a special team was constituted by SP (Saddar) Muhammad Ilyas to accelerate efforts against car thieves in the area. This tem including ASP (Margallah) Aamir Niazi, SHO Ghulam Muhammad Baqir, ASIs Ishtiaq Hussain Shah and Sana Ullah received information about a gang striking in the various of the city. This team continued chasing this gang and succeeded to intercept them when they came to sector G-9/1 to strike and take away cars. The gangsters started firing on police party which was retaliated by the policemen who succeeded to overpower two car thieves identified as Waheed Khan and Bashir. After preliminary investigation, police nabbed one of their another accomplice Zubair who had remained involved in multiple car theft cases in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. This gang confessed to remain involved in 32 car theft incidents in Rawalpindi and 20 in Islamabad.
Police recovered Suzuki Mehran car (IDL-689), jammers and weapons from these car thieves and further investigation is underway from them. IGP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan has appreciated this overall performance of Margallah police team and announced cash prizes and commendation certificates for policemen.