Police nab two motorcycle lifters in Gujranwala

Raiding team seize two motorcycles and huge amount of cash from them


Our Correspondent December 14, 2018
PHOTO: REUTERS

GUJRANWALA:  

The police claimed to have arrested two motorcycle lifters during a raid in Gujranwala on Thursday.

A police official told Express News that the force received a tip-off that two outlaws, belonging to a notorious criminal gang, were present in the area. He added that the police team immediately raided a hideout and nabbed two culprits identified as Nasir alias Nasri and Abdul Qadir.

He said Nasir is a resident of Kot Abdul Malik, Sheikhupura, while Abdul Qadir hails from Taunsa.

During interrogation, the accused told the police that their gang used to steal motorcycles from different parks and areas of the city.

The culprits revealed that they used to transport the stolen two-wheelers to Taunsa and then to Baluchistan where they would sell them to other parties.

They revealed that they sold disassembled several motorcycles and sold the spare parts for money. Meanwhile, the police seized two motorcycles and a huge amount of cash from their possession.

The police have registered a case against them and started investigations.

Earlier, the Anti-Car Lifting Squad claimed to have apprehended a vehicle-lifting gang after arresting four of its active members. They also seized four stolen motorcycles and weapons from their possession in Faisalabad.

The Anti-Car Lifting Squad conducted raid at a hideout and succeeded in arresting four criminals of the gang. The accused were identified as Rana Nafees, a resident of Kokianwala, his accomplices Ahsan Ali Qureshi, a resident of Katchi Abadi Millat Town, Muhammad Shafiq Mughal, a resident of Chak No 213-RB Hari Singh Wala and Abdul Hafeez Khan, a resident of Babara Colony Kokianwala Faisalabad.

The police also confiscated four stolen motorcycles, two mobile phones, weapons and Rs185,000 in cash from their possession. The accused were wanted in a number of robbery cases by different police stations.

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