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Friday, Dec 06, 2019

3 men arrested for Dhaula Kuan carjacking

Police have arrested three men involved in a carjacking case in Dhaula Kuan in southwest Delhi, reports HT Correspondent.

delhi Updated: Jul 07, 2008 01:27 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent

Police have arrested three men involved in a carjacking case in Dhaula Kuan in southwest Delhi. The three men robbed a car at gunpoint near Brar Square in southwest Delhi on Saturday night. The accused have been identified as Karnail Singh (30), Nirmal Singh (32) and Gurmeet Singh (31).

Police said they had previous cases of dacoity and robbery registered against them in and around Delhi.

On Saturday when Sanjeev Rana, a taxi driver, was changing the tyres of his car near Brar Square, the three robbers came on a motorcycle, beat him up and snatched away his vehicle.

“One of the motorcyclists showed Rana a countrymade pistol and pulled him out of the car. He got inside the car and sped away while the two others fled on their motorcycle towards Dhaula Kuan,” said Shalini Singh, DCP (southwest).

A case was lodged at Delhi Cantt. police station and the police launched a massive search for the vehicle by deputing various teams. On Sunday morning, the car was traced in N-Block near a police post in Raghubir Nagar in Rajouri Garden area. A trap was laid by the police party along with the complainant around the vehicle. Police have recovered the car.

All the accused are school dropouts. Karnail Singh has been involved in dacoities in Punjab. Nirmal Singh stayed in Dubai for eight years where he used to work as a taxi driver. After returning, he stepped into the world of crime to make fast money. He was also involved in a dacoity case in Punjab.