Police claimed on Thursday to have arrested six men from the Mubeen and the Umar Gangs wanted for snatching motorcycles in Gujjarpura. The Gujjarpura investigation in-charge told The Express Tribune that police had also seized nine motorcycles, Rs10,000, four pistols and 20 bullets from them. He said Operations DIG Haider Ashraf had directed all division SPs to curb crime. The official said a team had been constituted by Civil Lines SP Imtiaz Sarwar to check crime following DIG Ashraf’s directive. He said the team comprised Mughalpura DSP Abdul Qayyum Gondal and Gujjarpura SHO Qamar Abbas among other policemen. The official said the men had confessed to taking away motorcycles parked outside houses in various localities by using master keys and picking locks. He said they would scavenge the motorcycles and sell their parts. The official said the money raised from this was distributed among the men. He said police had arrested the men from the Mubeen gang when they were going to sell motorcycle parts at a market. The official said they had confessed to taking away several motorcycles. Operations DIG Haider Ashraf felicitated the policemen responsible for nabbing the men.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 26th, 2014.
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