Model Police Station Ferozabad Police in Karachi has arrested three accused of stealing vehicles from different areas. These three arrested suspects include two men and one woman.
Reportedly, a large number of arms and drugs recovered from the possession of the arrested trio. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) East Sajid Sadozai, the accused are; Shah Rukh son of Iftikhar, Wajahat son of Jamal Iqbal, and the female named Samira Ehsan. Moreover, the police found them riding in Honda City vehicle of the registration number ‘AJH632’.
When the police stopped the vehicle on suspicion, they revealed the three accused to be intoxicated and riding in a stolen vehicle. In addition, after arresting the accused, the police recovered weapons. Not only this but the police also found a huge quantity of ice and other drugs. The stolen vehicle got recovered by a brigade from the police station.
SSP East Sajid Sadozai is reported to have said that the arrested trio indulged in stealing vehicles from different parts of the city and going on long drives. On these long drives, they had drunken parties and used ice drugs and other intoxicants while driving.
The constant cycle of selling stolen cars and buying drugs
Additionally, after doing so, the accused would sell the stolen car. From the money earned from selling the car, the trio would allegedly, buy drugs again. Allegedly, the accused, reportedly, have indulged in the cycle of stealing cars and buying drugs for a long time.
The officials of Ferozabad police station seized a huge quantity of ice powder from the possession of the arrested persons. Moreover, also emerged that the gang had stolen a number of cars by now.
SSP East Sajid Sadozaialso added to his statement that the group of arrested offenders consists of about 8 to 10 accused. He reportedly stated that the arrested trio; Shah Rukh and Wajahat are from Nazimabad, while the girl Sameera belongs to Surjani Town.
According to the previous records, accused Shah Rukh has been previously arrested in Nazimabad in 2016 and in 2017. Reportedly, he was arrested on charges of illegal possession of weapons.
The police from Model Police Station Ferozabad have registered a case against the aforementioned accused. As per some sources, an investigation started off by registering 3 more cases against the arrested trio.
The rise of drug culture in Pakistan has led to people getting addicted to narcotics. This addiction has increased drug-related crimes in Pakistan to a great extent. In fact, not only this but vehicle theft crimes have also surged. Just recently, there was news of 9-year-old stealing cars from DHA Karachi and driving them until they run out of fuel.
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