Islamabad-Police have arrested four accused involved in numerous crimes including snatching and bike-lifting in different areas of the city and recovered looted cash and five stolen bikes from their possession, a police spokesman said on Friday.

Following the orders of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Ahsan Younas, officials of PS Noon during special checking in Jhangi Syedan caught to stop a suspicious motorbike, recovered two pistols and registered separate cases against the accused.

During preliminary investigation, the accused confessed their involvement in numerous snatching incidents in areas of PS Noon. The police also recovered looted cash and mobile phones from their possession. The accused have been sent to jail for an identification parade in two cases.

Furthermore, PS Margalla arrested two bike-lifters identified as Inayat Ullah and Asim Mehmood and recovered five stolen bikes from their possession. The accused is a previous record holder and confessed to lifting the bikes from Centaurus Mall parking and F-8 katcheri.

The IGP appreciated the overall performance of the police teams and further ordered to intensify the crackdown.