islamabad-Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad police has arrested two fraudsters for preparing fake registration books of stolen vehicles and also recovered four vehicles from them, the police said yesterday.

According to details, on the directions of SP (Investigation) Muhammad Ilyas, a police team traced a gang which used to prepare fake registration books for stolen vehicles. The anti-car-lifting cell recovered 2 Honda and 2 Toyota cars along with fake registration books and printers from the custody of the arrested accused. The accused have been identified as Muhammad Arsalan alias Babar son of Ali Asghar, a resident of sector G-7 Islamabad and Asif Ali son of Liaqat Ali, a resident of Pindora, Rawalpindi. During initial investigation, the arrested accused disclosed that they brought stolen vehicles from Swat and after preparing fake registration books, sold these to innocent citizens on original price. A case (343/16) has been registered at police station Sabzi Mandi. Further investigation is underway. Meanwhile, local police arrested eight outlaws from various areas of the city and recovered 1,300 gram hashish, heroin and weapons from their possession. Tarnol police arrested Ghulam Haider and recovered 255 gram heroin from him. Khanna police arrested Naseer Zada and Irfan involved in selling petroleum products illegally.

Karachi Company police arrested Waris Masih and recovered 1,300 gram hashish from him. Sihala police arrested Imran and Matti and recovered one 30 bore pistol each along with ammunition from their possession. Lohi Bher police arrested Faisal and recovered one 30 bore pistol from him. Cases have been registered against these nabbed persons and further investigation is underway, the police said.