The recently arrested man, Ata Mengal, who is accused of stealing government-owned cars in Karachi stated that the stealing the vehicles is made easier since they do not have trackers installed in them.
According to a video statement by Mengal corroborated with an investigative report on the matter, he stole government-owned vehicles in connivance with drivers working in public offices and then would sell them on half the price mainly in Khuzdar and other parts of Balochistan.
Mengal first stole a government vehicle in 2013 from near Johar Chowrani in Gulistan-e-Johar area of Karachi and had a record of snatching and stealing more than 10 before he was arrested.
The accused was arrested after Anti-Car Lifting Cell took action in the city.
Moreover, it has been found out that snatching of a government vehicle recently from Sachal Goth was planned by the driving, who was working for a government department. It is said that the stolen vehicle would be in his use.