KARACHI: Police claimed to have apprehended a cop for helping his brother to steal mobile phones from different shops in the Malir area of the metropolis.
Sources said the accused cop identified as Abdul Qadir, was a part of the Rapid Response Force. Qadir has been accused of aiding and abetting his brother, Saeed Lakho, steal phones. Hundreds of stolen mobile phones have been seized from their house.
Sources further said Lakho used to break the locks of mobile phone shops and steal cell phones in different areas in Malir with the help of his brother. They were later sold the cell phones in Steel Town, according to the sources.
Lakho and his brother had stolen 200 mobile phones from a shop in Sakhan on September 16, according to the police. The suspects were identified with the help of CCTV camera footage. A robbery case was registered against unidentified men at the Sakhan police station on September 16.
The police constable and his accused brother were arrested for their involvement in the theft. Further investigation is being conducted against the arrested accused.