AVLS hands over 186 cars to their owners


The Anti-Vehicle Lifting Staff (AVLS) handed over 186 snatched or lifted vehicles, including 75 cars and 111 motorcycles, to their original owners on Wednesday at Police Lines, Qilla Gujjar Singh.
Keys of the aforesaid vehicles were given to their owners by Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Ahmed Raza Tahir. The CCPO claimed that AVLS also recovered 225 snatched or lifted vehicles, including 114 cars and 111 motorcycles, worth Rs 47 million from the city while arresting two gangs involved in vehicle lifting or snatching in June. He said that the Lahore Police also arrested 67 proclaimed offenders and 71 court absconders. Tahir said that AVLS officials, in the last four months, recovered 906 cars and also took 577 unclaimed motorcycles into custody. The CCPO said that criminals snatched or lifted 638 cars from Lahore, 102 from other districts out of 906 recovered cars. He said that samples of 166 tempered cars have also been sent to the Forensic Science Laboratory for forensic tests. The CCPO claimed that vehicle lifting or snatching decreased up to 44 percent during the last four months. He said that car snatching decreased up to 90 percent, bike snatching up to 50 percent, other vehicles snatching up to 75 percent and besides that car lifting decreased up to 57 percent, motorcycle lifting up to 36 percent whereas other vehicles lifting decreased up to 38 percent.
Newborn: Body of a newborn baby was found from an empty plot on Canal Road near Thokar Niaz Baig in Chung police limits.
Suicide: 26-year-old Abdul Khaliq, from Gujranwala, was found hanging with ceiling fan inside his locked room in Gujjarpura police precinct.
He worked as software engineer in a private firm and lived in a rented portion. He frequently returned home but his father Abdur Razzaq came to inquire when he did not visit this weekend and found his son’s room locked. When he broke open the door he found deceased’s body hanging from the fan. Khaliq’s colleagues said he had taken a loan from office and had been worried about paying it back.
Accidental shot: Muhammad Shabbir, 45, was killed from an accidental gun shot fired while a factory security guard Zia ur Rehman was cleaning his gun in the Kahna police area.