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Gang of vehicle thieves busted, 3 held

punjab Updated: Dec 23, 2013 21:56 IST
HT Correspondent

With the arrest of three persons, the Batala police on Monday claimed to have busted a gang of vehicles thieves and recovered three motorcycles from them.


In a press release here, Batala senior superintendent of police (SSP) SS Mand said after getting a tip-off, a police team laid a naka near Kala Nangal turning point on the Batala-Gurdaspur highway.

During the checking, they stopped two persons, identified as Raghbir Singh alias Bhakna, a resident of Murgi Mohalla, and Manoj Kumar, alias Mojja, a resident of Chander Nagar, who were on a motorcycle. They were not able to produce any documents of the vehicle.

When questioned further, they revealed that they had stolen the motorcycle from Murgi Mohalla about a month ago. During interrogation, they confessed that they had stolen a Royal Enfield bike and one Hero Honda motorcycle. The bikes were recovered as well.
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The accused had hidden the Royal Enfield bike in the house of one Davinder Singh of Murgi Mohalla, who was also arrested in this connection.

A case under sections 379, 411 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against both the accused.