Beware! Robbers are now using electric shocks on their target
New Delhi: Beware! Robbers are now using electric shocks on their targets for objecting robbery bid, the following revelation was made after three persons were arrested from central Delhi area.
Police said that the accused used an electric torch when victim objected robbery bid. Police identified the accused as Prince Vinod (35), Pradeep Mantosh (22) and Kanak Ratnam (39).
The robbers had recently committed the crime with an accountant.
Rs 15.30 lakh cash, jewellery, 20 wristwatches, one country-made pistol, one Innova car and one motorcycle have been recovered from the accused.
Police said that one Shri Ram Mohan working as an Accountant in a private firm at Chandni Chowk reported that on July 12, he had gone to Karol Bagh to collect the cash of his company and after collection of cash Rs 21.69 lakh, he kept the money in a bag, then he fetched an auto to return to Chandni Chowk.
When he reached Guru Nanak Chowk in Kamla Market, suddenly one person wearing helmet, came there on foot and immobilize him by giving electric current with an object and robbed his bag carrying cash and escaped with his accomplice on a black colour motorcycle.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Mandeep Singh Randhawa said that one of accused was nabbed from the area of Inder Puri.
Further, at his instance, another two accused were also apprehended from Madangir, Delhi. "They were the members of 'THAK THAK GANG' but after Delhi police ravaged their gang, they started robbing the peoples with different modus operandi," said DCP Central.
He further said that they started using the electric torch to give an electric shock and when the victim got immobilized, they robbed him of his cash and other belongings.
Accused Prince Vinod used to track the target who carry a bag holding tightly and taking extra care of the bag. Then, he contacted his accomplices riding on the motorcycle and further, followed the target.
Whenever the target stuck in the traffic, they suddenly gave a shock to the target, rob the bag and escaped.
They further disclosed that they are not only operating their gang in Delhi only but also committing crime in many other cities like Mumbai, Indore, Surat, Ahemdabad and Jaipur.