ISLAMABAD -  Islamabad police on Monday impounded 511 bikes and 16 other vehicles which were being driven without authentic documents at various police stations during checking in the City.

According to details, Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Islamabad Sajid Kiani directed for high vigilance in the City following which general hold-up and checking was started in various areas.

During special checking and general hold-up, police impounded 511 bikes as well as 16 vehicles being driven without documents. Meanwhile, 40 suspects were also held during checking in various areas, said the police.

Meanwhile, Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad police has busted a gang of dacoits involved in dacoity incidents in various areas of the City and recovered weapons, a car and motorbike from their possession, a police spokesman said.

The gang of seven criminals including five Afghan nationals was involved in dacoities. The nabbed persons have been identified as Said Wali alias Mama, Nur alias Zafar, Jehanzeb Khan alias Khaista Khan Deewana, Sher Khan, Hamid Khan, all residents of Afghanistan; Irfan, resident of Rawalpindi and Sab Khan, resident of Tehsil Ghazi, Haripur. The police also recovered one Kalashnikov, two 30-bore pistols, rented Corolla car and new motorbike from them. During the preliminary investigation, they confessed having committed dacoities in various areas of sectors G-6, Media Town, National Police Foundation, Bahria Enclave, Naval Anchorage and taking away cash Rs 800,000 after breaking mirror of car in sector F-7/1.