Car carriers announce strike against looting luxurious vehicles
According to the 24News HD TV channel, APPCA President Imdad Hussain Naqvi held a press conference in Karachi and expressed strong reservations on the incidents of stealing luxurious cars from the carriers on the highways.
Naqvi said their strike would continue till giving full protection to their business, and their lives.
The APPCA and UGTAP leaders demanded the government to protect their lives, property and business because transporters were in a state of panic over the recurrence of such incidents.
The men intercepted a car carrier, heading from Karachi to Rawalpindi, and bearing number plate: TLF-173; made the two drivers disembark from the carrier, bundled them into their double cabin before driving away their carrier to Kandyaro.
Later they tied both hands of the drivers and threw them into sugarcane fields.
He has appealed to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh and DG Rangers to help them in the recovery of the two luxurious cars the robbers had taken away with them. “This is the third incident of its kind in just two months. The authorities are requested to provide us protection, ”he implored.
The dacoits off-loaded the cars and fled away with them while holding the lorry staff hostage. Later, they dropped the staff near Khairpur. The driver and other helping staff of the truck were later found from Matiari.
Reporter: Baseem Iftikhar