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Gang involved in stealing and selling motorbikes busted in S-E Delhi

New Delhi: A gang of five persons who used to steal vehicles and then modify them for sale at OLX was arrested from South East Delhi, police said on Thursday. The police claimed that the gang used to make forged documents of the motorcycles.
The accused were identified as Vinay Kumar (32), Shahzed Alam (27), Umesh Kumar (27), Rakib (30) and Sakib Khan (26). DCP (South East) Chinmoy Biswal stated that two persons ( Rakib and Umesh) were nabbed during police patrolling from Zakir Nagar area with the stolen bikes and from their instance other gang members were arrested.
DCP Biswal added that after sustained interrogation, it revealed that accused Rakib along with his associate Shakib wanted to open a motorcycle showroom at their native place in Hasanpur. They both hired Umesh and his other associate Vinay to steal motor-cycles, especially Royal Enfield bikes for them and were paid Rs 5,000 to Rs 15,000 as per the condition and model of the bike. "Shahzeb used to prepare fake documents for Rs 3,000 for each document," said the DCP.
The police further claimed that after preparing fake documents, the accused used to make amendments with body color, graphics, seat cover of the bike through local mechanics and advertise the bike for sale on online portal OLX. The accused had already sold four bullet motorcycles for Rs 90,000, Rs 1,05,000, Rs 1,10,000 and Rs 1,15,000 to bonafide purchasers on OLX. After selling the bike on OLX, the accused used to shut down their OLX account and would open a new.
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