Cops keeping tabs on high-end motorcycles
New Delhi: Motor vehicle theft and snatching been the main problems of the National Capital, modus operandi of the snatchers have changed time to time the use of high-end bikes for street crime have been a latest trend so that they can easily fled the spot with speed.
Following this, Delhi Police now keeping a tab on these motorcycles and now the suspects with criminal backgrounds having such vehicle been questioned.
Deputy Commissioner of Police and PRO, Madhur Verma stated that they have started an anti-auto theft and anti snatching drive. Police sources claimed that
Police sources told Millennium Post that the drive was started a few days ago where police teams questioning the suspects who have tainted background like their involvement in street crimes and have motorcycles.
"The people who are bad characters or out on bail and if they have high-end motorcycles are been questioned from where they got these vehicles and what is the source of income," said a senior police official.
Police sources claimed that teams were also visiting different JJ clusters in the search of these high ends motorcycle and if they found something suspicious they are questioning the owner of the vehicle.
All the 13 districts of Delhi Police have been doing the initiative to curb motor vehicle theft and snatching.
Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik have directed district DCPs to focus on curbing street crime like motor vehicle theft, snatching and robbery.
In July, central Delhi police have solved a case of robbery in DBG road area in June after the arrest of the accused and have recovered KTM motorcycle whereas in north east district arrested two persons involved in snatching case.
During their sustained interrogation, the accused confessed that they have a gang of five-six members and used KTM Duke, Pulsar Black, Pulsar Red color bikes to commit mobile snatching.
Delhi Police data claimed that in the year 2016, around 38,644 cases of motor vehicle theft has been registered whereas in the year 2017 till September 15 around 28,693 cases has been registered.
Robbery cases in the year 2016 were 4,761 whereas in 2017 (till September 15) 2,103 cases were regist. Snatching in the year 2016 was 9571 whereas in the current year it was 6,466 cases.