Bike lifters gang held red-handed


ISLAMABAD: Islamabad police have arrested a bike lifters’ gang red-handed and recovered 12 stolen bikes and spare parts from their possession.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Ahsan Younas had ordered to crackdown against criminals including those involved in bike lifting incidents and to recover stolen bikes.
According to the details, following the directions of SSP Operation Faisal Kamran a police team headed by SHO Shams Colony Aamir Abbas along with ASI Irfan Abbas and other officials arrested three members of a bike lifters’ gan. The accused were identified as Muhammad Akram, Muhammad Ramzan and Farhat Abbas.

SP Industrial Area Saud Khan said that a special strategy was adopted by a police team to arrest the culprits involved in the recent bike lifting incident. In which motorcycles were parked openly in different streets and were monitored by police officials. Meanwhile, the gang member tried to steal one bike and tried to escape from the scene. The police team took swift action and arrested them red handed. 12 motorcycles and spare parts of 10 bikes were recovered from their possession. One accused namely Farhat Abbas was a mechanic who was selling the spare parts of stolen motorcycles. Investigation was underway for further recovery.
IGP Islamabad Muhammad Ahsan Younas has appreciated the performance of the police team and further directed them to intensify the crackdown against bike lifters and arrest the culprits and recover stolen bikes on priority bases. No laxity will be tolerated in this regard” he added.