Car thief held; vehicle recovered

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of Islamabad Police has arrested a car lifter and recovered one vehicle from him, a police spokesman said.

He said that Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Sajid Kiani assigned the task to SP (Investigation) Zeeshan Haider to ensure effective crackdown against those involved in car lifting incidents. Following his directions, he constituted special teams to ensure arrest of car lifters and one of the team headed by Sub-Inspector ACLC Liaqat Ali and ASI Mohammad Siddique succeeded to nab a car lifter.

He has been identified as Ibrar Abbassi and a Suzuki pick up (ICT-TF-992) was also recovered from him which has been fund stolen from area of Muradpur police station Sialkot.

Police have obtained the physical remand of the accused and further investigation is underway from them. SSP Islamabad Sajid Kiani has appreciated this performance and directed all police officials to intensify vigilance and ensure effective policing measures.