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Ring-leader of car-lifters` gang arrested

CHARSADDA: The Charsadda city police on Sunday arrested the ring-leader of an inter-provincial gang of car-lifters and recovered three stolen vehicles from him.

City police SHO Imran Khan told media persons that after reports of vehicles theft in Charsadda, DPO Khalid Suhail arranged a raiding party under DSP Nazir Khan which arrested the auto-thieves` ringleader.

The accused belonged to Karachi who was presently residing in Tarnab area from where he ran a group of car-lifters.

The auto-thieves changed number plates of the stolen vehicles and then sent them to Karachi where these would be used in public transport. Sometimes, the car-lif ters dismantled these vehicles and sold parts in the market.

The police also arrested three persons identified as Suhail Shah, Fayyaz and Shah Room Khan, on charges of purchasing these parts from the car thieves. Correspondent