Islamabad - Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad police has arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in taking away electric transformers from various areas of the city, the police said.

According to details, Islamabad police received some complaints about theft of transformers in various areas following which a special team was constituted by SP (Investigation) Muhammad Ilyas. The team succeeded to nab three accused involved in theft of transformers. The SIU team also recovered an electric transformer of 50 KV and a mini-truck from their possession. They have been identified as Shahbaz, Adnan and Ashraf who, during preliminary investigation, confessed to taking away transformers.

 from various areas in Koral, Tarlai, Shehzhad Town, Khanna Pul and Ali Pur. They also confessed committing similar thefts in various areas of district Rawalpindi, Faisalabad and Lahore. Further investigation is under way.