Islamabad - Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) of Islamabad police has arrested a car-lifter and recovered five stolen vehicles as well jamming tools from him, the police said yesterday.

According to details, SP Investigation Capt (Retd) Mohammad Ilyas directed in-charge ACLC to ensure effective action against car thieves. He constituted a team which succeeded to apprehend an auto-lifter identified as Akbar Hussain son of Redi Gull, resident of Charsadda.

Police recovered five cars (ET-875, LK-730, VT-040, AYM-265, and YT-580) and other jamming tools from him and his other accomplices.

He confessed to lift vehicles from Islamabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Sialkot. Further investigation is under way.