Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad Police has arrested an auto lifter and recovered a vehicle from his possession, a police spokesman said on Sunday. According to the details, on 22-9-16 Raja Baber Hussain parked his Suzuki Mehran AW-321 in the parking of PIMS which was stolen on which a case fir 253/16 in Ps Karachi Company was registered. On rescue 15 call Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Islamabad Sajid Kiani directed SP Investigation, Islamabad Capt ® Muhammad Ilyas to trace the said vehicle and its recovery. SP Investigation assigned this task to In charge ACLC SI Liaqat to trace/arrest auto lifter who stolen said vehicle, On said directions in charge ACLC constituted a team consisting of ASI Manzoor Ellahe ASI Zahrey Khan and other officials. After hectic and professional efforts team chased and caught auto lifter along stolen vehicle from Sawabi motorway. Arrested accused identified as Muhammad Bashir alias Chita s/o Abdullah khan r/o village Narah tehseel Balakot Distt Mansehra. During preliminary investigation accused said he placed fake number plates to disguise police and was heading to Peshawar to sell off stolen vehicle. It is necessary to mention that Bashir Chita is an hard core auto lifter who was previously challaned from different police stations of Islamabad. Further detail investigation is underway. On said apprehension, SSP Operations Sajid Kiani has announced Commendation Certificates along with suitable Cash Reward for the Police Team for their encouragement.