Two of gang arrested for stealing 150 luxury cars in Gurgaon
The duo have admitted to stealing two Hyundai Creta cars, and four Bolero jeeps from Gurgaon.gurgaon Updated: Jul 07, 2017 09:57 IST
Two members of notorious Satish gang involved in stealing over 150 luxury vehicles from Gurgaon and Delhi NCR were arrested by police on Wednesday night. Acting on a tipoff, a team of anti-vehicle theft squad of the Gurgaon police set up a barricade near Subhash chowk, and arrested the two accused identified as Hitesh and Sonu, who later admitted to be key members of the vehicle stealing gang.
As per the police, the two accused after spotting the barricade on Sohna road, tried to take a u-turn as they apprehended danger from the police. The two were however stopped and asked to produce the documents of the motorcycle, which they were not carrying. “The duo were taken into custody and after questioning they admitted that they were members of the notorious Satish gang, which is involved in stealing over 150 luxury vehicles”, said a police spokesperson.
Sub inspector Raj Kumar, who heads the squad said the duo have admitted to stealing two Hyundai Creta cars, and four Bolero jeeps from Gurgaon. The two criminals would be put under sustained questioning in order to get information about the modus operandi of the entire gang.
The police said Narender is a resident of Badhra in Bhiwani and Sonu is also a resident of Bhiwani. A case under section 379 of the IPC was registered at Sadar police station.
Kumar also said the kingpin of the gang Satish Kumar is on their radar, and he would also be nabbed soon. Apart from that the police will also focus on recovery of luxury cars that have been stolen by the gang.
Meanwhile in another case, a police team from Farrukh Nagar police station acting on a tipoff stopped a vehicle on Yakubpur road, and arrested two persons who were involved in snatching a Swift Desire car. The accused after seeing the police barricade tried to flee from the stop but they were arrested. The accused were identified as Deepak and Ravi -- both residents of Khajjar. The car was looted on June 12 from Sultanpur road and a case had been registered at Farrukhnagar police station.
First Published: Jul 06, 2017 20:46 IST