Gang stealing, disposing luxury cars to N-E busted
New Delhi: Four persons, including a graduate in textile engineering, were arrested for their involvement in disposing of high-end stolen luxury cars in the North-East states.
The arrest was made by south Delhi police and have recovered six stolen cars.
According to police, the accused were identified as Deepak Kumar (25), Amarjeet Kumar (27), Mehraj (30) and Sanjeev Tomar (48).
It was further revealed that Deepak and Amarjeet used to take orders for the cars that include Toyota Fortuner and Hyundai Creta from their associates, based in Nagaland.
Then the auto lifters in Meerut would commit theft of vehicles on the basis of demand and get the engine/chassis numbers changed on the basis of details of Registration Certificate provided by Deepak and his friend Amarjeet.
The duo then used to drive the stolen vehicle to Dimapur, Nagaland for disposal.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Ishwar Singh stated that during interrogation, accused Deepak and Amarjeet disclosed that they came in contact with one Narender, a dismissed Constable of Delhi Police, having the network with receivers of stolen cars in North-East who lured them that there is a huge profit in this business.
Initially, they used to drive away the stolen vehicle, allegedly received by Narender but soon they developed their own network and were supplying high-end stolen vehicles for the last two years.
Meharaj and Sanjeev Tomar have allegedly handed over more than 100 high-end cars to Deepak and Amarjeet.
"Accused further disclosed that they use WhatsApp for conversation, being highly secured.
"Accused Meharaj had also uploaded a video on his Facebook account, how to locate/track and dismantle the GPS device, installed in the vehicle for his associates and they used the said technique while stealing the vehicles," said Deputy Commissioner Singh.