The police claimed to have arrested two motorcycle lifters during a raid in Kasur on Tuesday.
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 the police team immediately raided a hideout and nabbed two culprits identified as Sajid alias Kaka and Hashim.
During interrogation, the accused told the police that their gang used to steal and snatch motorcycles at gunpoint from different areas, including Chunian, Allahabad, Hujra Shah Muqeem etc.
The culprits revealed that they used to sell the stolen two-wheelers to parties in Punjab and Balochistan. They revealed that they disassembled several motorcycles and sold the spare parts for money.
The outlaws also confessed to beating and injuring victims during different hold-ups. Meanwhile, the police seized three motorcycles, two pistols and Rs5,000 in 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.