LONDON: Authorities in Karachi rebuilt heavily expensive vehicle Bentley Mulsanne (about £250,000), which was stolen from London and then sent to the port city.
Collectorate of Customs Service (CCE) Karachi confirmed that the British Intelligence Service had reported off Pakistani authorities that stolen vehicle parked in a house in DGC Karachi area.
Federal Council of Income Collector of Customs said in statement: “Reliable information was received from national agency of friendly country that had a gray Bentley Mulsanne, V8 Automatic, VIN number SCBBA63Y7FC001375, engine number CKB304693 stolen from London, and their intelligence agency indicated that said vehicle must be parked at 15-B, South 10th Street, DHA, Karachi.”
It is clear that those involved in in theft failed delete or switch off tracking tracker that helped the UK authorities find the exact location of in vehicle through advanced tracking system.
When the FBU officers broke into the house found that Bentley had Pakistani registration plate BRS-279 (2020 Sindh) in back side of in vehicle and a white handmade license plate with BRS-279 was found on front side of in vehicle.
FBR said the chassis number of in vehicle was matched with details details of in stolen vehicle provided by the UK authorities.
During the preliminary investigation, the owner of in vehicle disclosed that vehicle was sold to him by another person, who took all obligations to clear all required documentation from concerned authorities.
Officials removed vehicle to his depot after he couldn’t find the keys.
“Due to the absence of in key of specified vehiclearrangements were made raise vehicle on car carrier. restored vehicle was loaded on a car carrier for take him to ASO-NMB Wharf headquarters for further completion of legal formalities”.