Delhi Police recovered 682 mobiles worth Rs 10 lakh
New Delhi: In one of the biggest recovery this year, the south-west district have recovered as many as 682 mobile phones (worth nearly Rs 10 lakh) from different parts of Madhya Pradesh, claimed Delhi Police on Sunday. Police said that they arrested a 51-year-old man, receiver of 2,280 stolen mobile phones.
Police identified the accused as Jagdish Kumar Madan (51), arrested from Rohtak in Haryana. On November 3, a case was registered on the complaint of Durvesh Kumar, proprietor of Shree Cargo Carriers, alleging therein that on November 1 at about 12:30 am, they send a shipment in truck from Noida to Bamnoli (Delhi) containing total 410 Boxes of S Mobile Devices Ltd.
When the truck reached the destination Bamnoli (Delhi), during unloading 30 master boxes, each box containing 60 mobile phones were found missing.
On enquiring the driver Manohar Lal about the missing boxes he stated that at about 02:45 am, he had stopped and parked his truck on the main road, opposite Cosy Grand Hotel, RK Puram due to tiredness and slept in the truck till 6:30 am. Later, he awake and moved to Bamnoli (Delhi) Ware House.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South West) Devender Arya stated that during analysis, the team succeeded in tracking down the location of one of the stolen phones at Maihar in MP. The subscriber of the stolen mobile phone identified as Ashok Kumar.
The RK Puram police station team reached Madhya Pradesh and interrogated Ashok Kumar Verma when he revealed that he purchased the said mobile from Sumit Mobile Shop, Maihar, Satna in Madhya Pradesh. From the above said information, the team unearthed the whole chain of dealers located at different locations of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat and recovered total 682 stolen mobile phones.
"During the interrogation of the dealers, it was revealed that the alleged mobile phones were sent to them through courier from Delhi to Indore with proper receipt of mobile phones," said DCP Arya.
Police claimed that accused disclosed that Sahid, one of his old customer informed him that he has 2,280 stolen mobile phones and is in search of customer to sell the same.