JAMMU, Oct 3: Gangyal police under ‘Operation Avtar’ arrested a vehicle lifter and recovered stolen car from his possession.
As per police sources, on specific information, a team from Gangyal Police Station laid a naka near Fuwara Chowk and signaled a Swift car bearing registration number JK02BB-0402 coming from Greater Kailash side towards Bari Brahmana to stop for checking.
On seeing police cops, the driver accelerated the vehicle and tried to escape, but the cops intercepted the vehicle after a brief chase.
During questioning, it came to fore that the vehicle was stolen by the driver from the jurisdiction of Bagh-e-Bahu Police Station.
Police arrested the vehicle lifter, who has been identified as Manthan Sethi, son of Raj Paul Sethi, a resident of Gandhi Nagar.
The arrested vehicle lifter and the stolen car were handed over to Bagh-e-Bahu police for further investigation.
Police team led by SHO Gangyal SI Nayat Ali and assisted by Incharge Greater Kailash Police Post SI Vijay Sharma made the arrest under the supervision of SDPO South Mohammad Rafiq Manhas and SP South Sandeep Choudhary.