3 bike lifters held, drug dealer caught

Police on Saturday arrested three men on charges of stealing motorbikes


Our Correspondent July 30, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: Police on Saturday arrested three men on charges of stealing motorbikes. The Anti-Car Lifting Cell of the capital territory police said that they were on the lookout for a gang busy in lifting bikes from the parking lots of the city.

Finally, the cell tracked down and arrested the suspects identified as Lal Khan, Sajjad Khan and Noor Ullah. Police also recovered five stolen motorbikes from the suspects. Police presented the trio before the court and acquired their physical remand.

Separately, the capital police arrested four different people on charges of drugs and arms possession and mobile phone theft.

Drug peddlers among 10 arrested

According to police, a squad of Bhara Kahu police while on routine patrol saw suspect, Mohammad Ijaz, snatching a cell phone from a citizen. They acted instantly and rushed after the mugger, who was caught after a short chase. Meanwhile, a suspect under interrogation at Shalimar police station coughed up the name and address of his drug supplier.

Consequently police raided the place and arrested Wali Khan with 3.5kg of hashish. Noon police arrested Sajjad and recovered 140 grammes of heroin from him. Shahzad Town police recovered a 30 bore pistol on the information provided by Iwaz Lateef during his physical remand.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 30th, 2017.

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