Ex-engineer was kingpin of car jacking syndicate
NEW DELHI: A civil engineer who was the mastermind behind a sophisticated car jacking syndicate has been arrested by the south Delhi cops.
The accused, Subhash Tiwari, worked as a civil engineer with a company and later, he was associated with Motors Heavy Vehicles company, as a local franchisee and then as a financier for Deoria. However, he soon turned to crime and masterminded a car jacking syndicate to earn quick money. The engineer exploited the best of technology available to steal high end cars from posh localities. The cops have busted the syndicate with the arrest of nine persons.
On August 20, the Delhi Police received vital information about member of this engineer gang and two of his accomplice Jitender and Neeraj Tiwari were nabbed near Rajokri Flyover. The accused persons were immediately taken to Gurugram and their third associate namely Naresh Chawla was apprehended.
Details of their cartel members were soon learnt and it was figured out that this syndicate was being headed by Tiwari.
Tiwari was arrested on August 25 who had developed a vast network and used to sell the high end stolen cars in north eastern states.
"Information was passed to his associate Neeraj Tiwari who would study the make and model of the target vehicle and approach the technical expert Naresh Chawla. With Naresh's expert assistance, the un-programmed sensor based keys sourced from Subhash Tiwari were programmed and soon, the target vehicle was done away with," said DCP South, Chinmoy Biswal. Seven stolen cars along with 177 master keys were also recovered.