City police on Monday claimed to have seized automatic weapons from a latest model jeep during snap checking in Johar Town. SP (Operations) Sadar police division, Moaaz Zafar, told reporters that Johar Town SHO Khurram Shehzad signaled a suspected vehicle to stop at a checkpoint but the driver accelerated and tried to flee. The police team started chasing the vehicle and later rounded up the driver. During the checking the police recovered one automatic gun, one pistol, seven magazines, and more than 50 bullets from the jeep. The driver who introduced himself as Asif was taken into custody. The police also registered a criminal case against the accused and launched the investigation. SP Moaaz Zafar appreciated the efforts of SHO Johar Town and his team for recovering huge amount of illegal weapon. The officer also announced commendatory certificates for the police team, a police spokesman said.