Three arrested with 31 stolen mobile phones in Delhi
The accused has confessed to having to steal mobile phones from people travelling in buses, Metro and trains in Delhi and NCR
New Delhi: Delhi police on Wednesday arrested three robbers and recovered 31 stolen mobile phones worth Rs 6 lakh. The accused had been identified as Vinod (35), Vijay Kumar (22) and Yogesh Kumar (22), they said.
During the investigation, the accused has confessed to having to steal mobile phones from people travelling in buses, Metro and trains in Delhi and NCR.
Delhi police revealed that the arrests were made after they got a tip-off about a stolen phone from Bawana. The location of the phone was traced to Palwal district of Haryana.
In another incident, unidentified robbers cut open the ATM machine of an IDBI bank using a gas cutter and escaped with the cash in the wee hours on Thursday at Kudos, Taluka Wada district Palghar.
According to police sources, the whole incident was captured on the CCTV camera installed near the ATM which showed the three accused, with covered faces, entering the ATM of the bank around 3:30 am on Wednesday. After they managed to open the shutter and then with the help of a gas cutter they opened the ATM machine and made way with all the cash in just 10 minutes.
Shopkeepers realized there was a robbery when they arrived to open their respective stores in the morning and also informed the local Wada police. The cops rushed to the spot and retrieved the CCTV footage of the ATM as well as nearby shops for their investigation. The total amount that was stolen has not been revealed.
In the morning when the people from nearby shops reached to open their shops realized they informed the local Wada police, police rushed the spot immediately checked and took the all the CCTV footage of the ATM and nearby shops and began the investigation, exactly how much amount was robbed was not revealed. An FIR was registered under various sections of IPC against the unknown accused and the Wada police along with Palghar district local crime branch are currently investigating the matter.
With inputs from PTI
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