On-line Taxi Service driver Ejaz together with Three pals caught throughout a raid by Anti-Road Crime police squad of District East and Aziz Bhatti Police Division, ARY Information reported on Wednesday.
Ejaz, Sajid, Umer and Fawad have been utilizing on-line cab hailing providers to rob passengers of their valuables.
“Ejaz drove for a non-public on-line cab hailing service in Karachi and the group primarily focused feminine passengers,” revealed Senior Superintendent (SSP) East.
In response to particulars, the group was concerned in heinous and fraudulent crimes the place they used Nationwide Id Playing cards burgled from their victims to create extra faux on-line ID’s for the net service.
The group has additionally been discovered concerned in tampering with the nationwide identification database being managed and controlled by Nationwide Database and Registration Authority, Pakistan (NADRA).
The accused have been additionally making faux driving licenses utilizing Adobe Photoshop with assist of the official driving license department web site, SSP additional revealed.
“The accused used to vary full on-line id of the motive force together with his image and phone quantity,” mentioned SSP East.
The individual you entrust to take you safely in direction of your vacation spot is revealed as somebody completely totally different from the one you had booked, exclaimed SSP East.
SSP East additionally alleged that one of many criminals caught within the profitable operation is himself a franchise proprietor for the personal on-line taxi service.
“Umer who has been recognized as a franchisee of the net cab hailing service can be among the many accused, informed SSP East Capt. Ghulam Azfar Mahaesar.
“Individuals are unaware that these on-line cab providers haven’t any viable safety or identification mechanism in place and fooling the system will not be that troublesome,” elaborated the policeman.
“There isn’t any knowledge entry to talk of and the id of the motive force can be not harassed upon, background checks from NADRA and the police by no means happen.”
Ejaz harassed and robbed a lady from Lahore on June 3, the telephone was recovered with the assistance of the technical group at District East police station, the costs in opposition to the accused learn.
Ejaz was additionally carrying an unlawful weapon, the costs entail.
Additional investigations revealed that prime accused Ejaz belonged to a household of criminals and his brother and father have remained infamous thugs and goal killers.
“His members of the family are nonetheless needed by police station in Orangi,” revealed SSP East Karachi.
“Ejaz’s brother has been killed as a consequence of legal actions prior to now.”
Circumstances have been registered in opposition to the cab hailing service’s Karachi franchise and the group concerned has been taken into custody.
Cops concerned in busting this legal racket can be awarded money prizes and complimentary certificates, it was introduced.