islamabad - Islamabad police have arrested three car snatchers, including an Afghan national, who used to take away cars after hiring them.

A police spokesman said on Monday that three unidentified persons booked a car (RIM-5500) from Margalla Town and snatched it along with registration book, mobile phone and cash from driver Usman Ali. A police team succeeded to arrest three persons Asad Mehmud, Ameen and Naimat Ullah .

Naimat Ullah is an Afghan citizen. Police team also recovered three snatched cars while the nabbed persons also confessed murdering a person at Bani Gala area in a car-snatching bid.

Meanwhile, Koral police have booked husband and father-in-law of a woman. The woman alleged that her father-in-law had attempted to molest her. Police booked her husband Waqar and her father-in-law Sohail Waqar under sections 376, 511 and 337-FII/34 and further investigation is under way.