Inter-state robbers’ gang targeting morning walkers busted in Delhi
- Four notorious robbers arrested
- 100+ robbery cases solved
- 4 illegal firearms seized
New Delhi: With the arrest of four notorious criminals, the Special Task Force (East) of Delhi Police has busted a gang of inter-state robbers targeting morning walkers and solved more than 100 cases of sensational robberies.
The police have recovered four country made pistols from those arrested. They have been identified as:
Imran, alias Bhura, Nazim, Imran, alias Ballu and Shahnawaz, alias Shanu, all of them residents of Pasonda village falling under the Sahibabad Police Station in Ghaziabad, UP.
Robbery incidents, with morning walkers being targeted in most of these cases were on the rise recently in East, South and South East-Delhi and also some other areas. Two members of this gang used to come on a scooter early in the morning and target morning walkers on deserted roads. At the same time two of their associates would come from behind on another scooter and rob the unsuspecting targets of valuables liek rings, gold chains, and cash at gun point.
The East district STF of Delhi Police was assigned the task to nab the gang of robbers. More than 10 teams of operational staff and AATS were deployed to collect information regarding these incidents. It was gathered through informers that the desperate robbers from village Pasonda in Ghaziabad (U.P.) might be involved in these robberies. A team led by Insp K. G. Tyagi and comprising of sub-inspectors (SIs) Rajender, Jai Singh, Rahul,Neeraj and Ajay Yadav, ASIs Ragender and Omender, HCs Bhram Pal, Anil CtsRajeev, Rambir Pawan was constituted.
The activities of the criminals of Village Pasonda was kept under surveillance and th informers of that area were also activated. On April 13, th Police received secret information that the gang, carrying illeal weapons would be coming to the Krishna Nagar via Bhuteswar Mandir, Nala Road. On this information, a raiding teams were deployd near Bhuteswar Mandir, Nala Road, and Krishna Nagar. After a scuffle, the robbers were apprehended. Efforts are being made to recover the looted items. More than a dozen members of this gang are still at large. They have conspired to commit more robberies in Delhi and NCR region.