Islamabad, September 28, 2021 (PPI-OT):Islamabad Sihala Police held a wanted member of a bike lifting gang and recovered 17 stolen motorcycles worth hundreds of thousands of rupees from him, police spokesman said. He said that, following orders of IGP Islamabad Qazi Jamil Ur Rehman, DIG (Operations) Afzaal Ahmed Kausar assigned special task to police officials to curb car and motorbike lifting and to arrest the accused involved in it.
Following these directions a special team under supervision of Dr. Syed Mustafa Tanweer headed by SP (Rural-Zone) Muhammad Usman Tippu DSP Rural circle including SHO Sihala Police station Inspector Mirza Muhammad Gulfraz , Sub-Inspector Muhammad Ishfaq and others raided and succeeded to apprehend an accused of bike lifting gang identified as Zeeshan Sarwer resident of Chakbali khan District Rawalpindi. After investigation police team has recovered 17 stolen motorbikes from him.
During the preliminary investigation, he confessed to lift these motorcycles from various areas of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and sold on cheaper rate. Spokesperson said that, the accused was involved in seven cases of bike lifting in Sihala, Margalla and Rawalpindi New Town, Waris Khan, Cival line, and Airport police Stations areas while further investigation is underway from him for more recovery. IGP Islamabad has appreciated the performance of Sihala Police team and announced rewards for the team. All officers were further directed to intensify efforts to curb car and motorbike lifting incidents.
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