ISLAMABAD - Capital police have arrested six persons of an inter-provincial gang allegedly involved in car snatching and theft incidents and recovered 11 vehicles and some fake number plates from their possession. Addressing a press conference here on Thursday Senior Superintendent Police Tahir Aalam Khan told that the direction was given to ICT police to arrest the persons involved in car-snatching and stealing. He said that the police team, constituted to arrest the outlaws, worked hard and succeeded in arresting six persons namely Sakhi Jan, Naseem Hassan Shah, Shamasur Rehman, Tahir Mehmood, Lal Zada and Shukat Ali Khan while 11 vehicles bearing registration numbers Suzuki Mehran (ME-823), Suzuki Mehran (JMB-5149), Suzuki Mehran (JY-115) and Suzuki pick ups IDD-7000, RIX-6490 and MR-638 were recovered. However, he added that some of the vehicles were tampered by the accused and these vehicles have the following registration numbers: RLG-479 (Corolla), STE 8999 (Corolla), FDD-6692 (Suzuki Mehran) and STK-626 (Suzuki Mehran) and IDH-517 (Suzuki Mehran). He said that Islamabad Police would hand over these vehicles to the actual owners after the laboratory test. SSP told that the accused after lifting the cars from the areas of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, handed them over to Naseem and Shaukat dealing in spare parts at Chah Sultan. After installing the fake number plates, they used to sell these cars to the gang leader Sakhi Jan, he informed. Tahir Aalam Khan added that the accused Tahir Mehmood also used his son Shamas ur Rehman (14) in the theft cases and succeeded in passing police check-posts. He said the accused had also confessed several other such incidents while further investigation was underway. To a question SSP said that Norwegian Embassy had received threats and police had ensured them all available resources to provide security to them.