Four men arrested for allegedly stealing vehicles; one motorcycle recovered

Oct 30, 2018, 13:55 IST | mid-day online desk

Two countrymade pistols, three live rounds, one motorcycle, one auto rickshaw and five mobile phones were recovered from the three accused

Four men arrested for allegedly stealing vehicles; one motorcycle recovered
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Four men were arrested in two different incidents for allegedly stealing vehicles in Delhi's southeast district, police said Monday.
The accused have been identified as Ashu (20), Vikas (20), both are resident of Sunlight Colony, Sonu Kumar (22), a resident of Devli Khanpur, and Sameer Alam (26), a resident of Jaitpur, they added. During patrolling in Sunlight Colony on October 25, at around 6:30 pm, Aashu and Vikas were apprehended while Kumar and Alam were apprehended from Tehkhand Depot near ESI Hospital, Okhla at around 7.30 pm, police said.

Two countrymade pistols, three live rounds, one motorcycle, one auto rickshaw and five mobile phones were recovered from their possession, police added.

In another incident, a man working as the food and events manager of a luxury hotel here has been arrested along with a friend on charges of stealing a car, police said on Tuesday. Ishit Monga, 21, along with his friend Akshay Arora, 25, stole a Ford Eco from the parking space of Connaught Place's PVR Plaza on August 15, Deputy Commissioner of Police Madhur Verma said.

When the car owner reached there around 7.45 p.m., he was told by the parking attendant that someone had driven away his vehicle by producing a parking slip, Verma said. On August 18, the car was found abandoned near the Safdarjung flyover at Lodhi Colony. In it the police found a letter-head of the hotel which led to the the accused.

The two men confessed to their involvement in the crime. After being refused the use of a car by his father, Monga took away the vehicle from the parking lot.

With inputs from PTI

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