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  Metros   Delhi  09 May 2018  Cops bust auto lifter gang, 100 cases solved

Cops bust auto lifter gang, 100 cases solved

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : May 9, 2018, 6:45 am IST
Updated : May 9, 2018, 6:45 am IST

The car’s trunk contained a bag which held bag containing tools such as lock set and drill machine among others were recovered.

The police has recovered 17 stolen luxurious cars fro  their possession and said that the gang was involved in more than 100 cases of motor vehicle theft. (Representational image)
 The police has recovered 17 stolen luxurious cars fro their possession and said that the gang was involved in more than 100 cases of motor vehicle theft. (Representational image)

New Delhi: In a major haul, the Delhi police busted inter-state gang of notorious auto lifters and in this regard, arrested five gang members, including four thieves and one receiver,  of stolen cars.

The police has recovered 17 stolen luxurious cars fro  their possession and said that the gang was involved in more than 100 cases of motor vehicle theft.

 

The inter-state gang of auto lifters operated in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. The accused have been identified as Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmender, Harvinder, Deepak Rana and receiver Shamsher Singh.

The police said that in March last year, crime branch, Chankayapuri had busted a gang of auto lifters and also arrested the receivers of the stolen cars.

During interrogation, the receivers of the stolen vehicles revealed that their associates (auto lifter hails from Meerut) committed the lifted the luxury cars as per demand. The team zeroed in on the movement of car thieves and through their sources, developed information about the gang's activity in Delhi and NCR Region.

 

On April 27, the team apprehended Sanjeev Kumar while he was in possession of one stolen Swift Dzire car bearing a fake number plate of UK07 AJ 2271.  During interrogation, he disclosed that he along Deepak Rana and Ram had lifted the car from Bhaktawar village.

The car’s trunk contained a bag which held bag containing tools such as lock set and drill machine among others were recovered.

The accused led the police to arrest his associates, Dharmender, Harvinder and Deepak Rana. During sustained interrogation, the accused disclosed that for the last one-an-half years, they had lifted more than 100 cars from Delhi and NCR region and disposed them off in Meerut, Chandigarh, Faridkot, Punjab, Lucknow among others.

 

Tags: crime branch, ncr, interrogation