AVLS recovers 32 stolen cars, 93 motorcycles


The Anti-Vehicle Lifting Staff (AVLS) claimed to have arrested 12 suspected members of five gangs, allegedly involved in car and motorcycle thefts. Police recovered 32 stolen cars, 93 motorcycles, weapons, jammers and other items belonging to the suspects.

Regional Police Officer (RPO), Dr Moin Masood revealed the arrest during a press conference held on police lines. City Police Officer (CPO) Umar Saeed Malik, SSP Investigation Captain (Retired) Muhammad Ajmal, Traffic Chief Mian Akmal, ASP Maaz Ahmed and CIA DSP Amin Bhatti were also present at the press conference.

RPO Dr Masood said Sub-Inspector Mian Ali Akbar, in charge of the Anti-Vehicle Lift Squad (AVLS), along with ASI Yasir Rafiq, Javed Gujjar, Aamir Rafiq Bhatti and other senior officers conducted raids in different parts of Pakistan including Faisalabad, Landi Kotal, Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan, Zhob, Qila Saifullah, Shikarpur, Sukkur, Karachi, Multan, Kabirwala and Lahore.

Police teams across the country have arrested twelve suspected members of different gangs, including Shakuri gang, Shakeel gang, Tahir Abbas gang, Asad gang and Kashi gang. Police teams recovered 32 stolen cars worth Rs 30.7 million and 93 stolen motorbikes worth Rs 7.7 million, which were stolen from different parts of Faisalabad.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 24e2022.

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