Three criminal gangs arrested; Bikes, cell phones and weapons recovered

Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) police teams have apprehended seven members of three criminal gangs involved in a series of gun theft and motorbike theft incidents

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – July 13, 2022): Police teams from the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) have apprehended seven members of three criminal gangs involved in a series of gun theft incidents in fire and motorcycle theft.

Police Public Relations Officer said on Wednesday that DIG Operations Sohail Zafar Chatha had categorically ordered all area officers to curb crime in their respective areas and arrest those involved in the looting of ‘innocent.

Following these directives, a Tarnol police team arrested two members of a dacoit gang involved in numerous criminal incidents.

The defendants have been identified as Akash alias Kashi and Janras Khan. The police recovered a bicycle and a weapon with ammunition in their possession.

Cases against the defendants have been filed at Tarnol Police Station and further investigation is ongoing, while in a separate action Tarnol Police Team arrested three members of a dacoit gang identified as Shahid Ur Rehman, Naveed Ur Rehman and Abid Ur Rehman and recovered a motorcycle and two pistols along with ammunition from their possession and further investigation is ongoing.

Similarly, a Tarnol police team arrested two members of a dacoit gang. The defendants were identified as Noor Rehman and Rehmat Ullah and recovered two motorcycles and cell phones in their possession.

During the preliminary investigation, the defendants confessed to their involvement in numerous bicycle thefts in different areas of the city while a more in-depth investigation is underway.

DIG Operations Sohail Zafar Chatha said the safety of life and property of citizens is our primary responsibility and no laxity will be tolerated in this regard.