2 members of thieves’ gang arrested; 10 vehicles seized : The Tribune India

Join Whatsapp Channel

2 members of thieves’ gang arrested; 10 vehicles seized

2 members of thieves’ gang arrested; 10 vehicles seized

The suspects and seized vehicles in police custody in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE Photo



Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, December 2

The Ludhiana police claimed to have busted a gang of vehicle thieves and arrested two of its members. The police also recovered 10 stolen vehicles from the suspects.

Scrap dealers’ role under scanner

Sources said role of some scrap dealers were also under police scanner to inquire if they had bought stolen vehicles as scrap from the duo.

They have been identified as Rakesh (24) of Subash Nagar and Anand Kumar (24) of Indira Colony.

ADCP Rupinder Kaur Sran in a statement issued stated that the Police Division 4 had received a tip-off that the suspects were running a gang of vehicle thieves and they had stolen over 12 vehicles in the past. After verifying information, a police team conducted a raid and nabbed the duo.

Later during their questioning, 10 vehicles (all motorcycles), which the suspects had stolen from city areas, including Jodhewal, Daresi and Meharban, were recovered by the police, the ADCP said, adding that now, further police remand of the suspects would be sought from court to inquire about persons to whom they had sold stolen vehicles.

Sran said the police would identify owners of the recovered stolen motorcycles so that these could be returned to them.

Sources said role of some scrap dealers were also under police scanner to inquire if they had bought stolen vehicles as scrap from the duo.

About The Author

The Tribune News Service brings you the latest news, analysis and insights from the region, India and around the world. Follow the Tribune News Service for a wide-ranging coverage of events as they unfold, with perspective and clarity.


Top News

‘Dilli Chalo’ protest to resume on March 6; ‘rail roko’ on March 10, says farmer leader Sarwan Singh Pandher

Farmer leaders give ‘rail roko’ call for March 10, to reach Delhi on March 6

Farmer leaders assert that the farmers' ongoing agitation wi...

Denied Lok Sabha ticket from Chandni Chowk, BJP MP Harsh Vardhan bows out of active politics

'My ENT clinic awaits my return'; denied ticket from Chandni Chowk, Harsh Vardhan quits politics

BJP announces first list of 195 candidates for the forthcomi...

Pakistan’s newly elected PM Shehbaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir issuer, pledges to improve ties with all leading nations, including neighbours

Pakistan’s newly elected PM Shehbaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir

Shehbaz says Pakistan will not become part of any ‘great gam...

Calcutta High Court judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay says he will resign on Tuesday

Calcutta High Court judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay says he will resign on Tuesday

Justice Gangopadhyay declines to comment on whether he inten...


Cities

View All