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Gang of auto lifters who stole vehicles from dark spots busted

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday said that they have busted a gang who steal vehicles from dark spots of public parking and market areas in city. Police have recovered 15 stolen vehicles from their possession.

Police identified the accused as Ravi, Iliyas and Dharambir. They were arrested from the area of Palam Village.

During interrogation, it revealed that accused Ravi formed a new gang by the name of "Handi Gang" for stealing Two-Wheelers.

He along with his associates Iliyas and Dharambir has committed several Auto-thefts in the ares of Dwarka, South-West, West, Outer-North and North Distt.

During further interrogation, he has disclosed his involvements in several cases of vehicle theft.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (South West) Devender Arya said that the gang used to recce dark spots of public parking and market areas and then planned to steal two wheelers which were parked.

"After getting suitable opportunity they used to break open lock with master key or screw driver and start the same without need of key," said DCP Arya.

After committing thefts, they used to park stolen vehicles in open spaces, parking, etc and later, sell it to one Md. Safique of Meerut, who further used to dispose stolen vehicles to Kabari dealers.

A team of AATS comprising SI Mahesh, ASI Devender constituted under Inspector AATS Rajesh Malik and overall supervision of ACP Operations South West Distt Satish Kumar made the arrest.

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