MARDAN: Katlang police recovered a stolen car from Islamabad from the possession of a policeman here Wednesday, Mardan police confirmed.

A team of Katlang police signaled a car on a checkpoint to stop and during inquiry the police team found that the car was stolen from Islamabad on October 14.

From further interrogation, the police learnt that the person who was driving the car was a police personnel who was a serving assistant sub-inspector of Shahbaz Garhi police station Noor Muhammad.

He was arrested and a case has been registered against him. Mardan police said that the car is owned by relatives of former chief justice Peshawar High Court Dost Muhammad Khan.