In 30 police stations, over 1,000 MV theft FIRs in 45 days
New Delhi: In the span of 45 days, more than 1,000 cases of motor vehicle theft registered in 30 police stations of Delhi was an ambitious project to separate law and order issues from serious investigations are currently going on.
During the investigation, over 100 vehicles recovered. The Delhi Police data accessed by Millennium Post claimed that in more than 1,000 cases, spots were visited within 24 hours of the crime. In 90 cases, police team visited the place of the incident within 48 hours.
Police sources told Millennium Post that a review of the performance of 30 police station in 14 districts, started from October 1 to November 15, was carried out and in 45 days. In two police stations, more than 100 cases (separately)were registered during the period.
"There are three police stations in the city where merely 15 cases reported," data stated.
Twenty-one police stations made the breakthrough in cases and recovered 109 vehicles.
"As many as 23 vehicles recovered by one of the police stations in the city," data further claimed. While another police station recovered 12 vehicles.
Police sources told that Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik had also held recent meetings regarding the project with the senior officers. According to Delhi Police some of the factors responsible for MV Theft are non-availability of parking places in residential areas, reluctance to spend on the installation of security devices.
During investigation of MV theft cases, it was revealed that vehicles stolen from Delhi found disposed of in other states.
The law enforcement agency took several steps to curb the MV theft crime which includes identification of affected places and time zone and proper deployment of staff in these areas.
"We put affected and vulnerable areas to prevent MV theft and also encourage RWAs to install CCTV in their area.
After stealing high-end cars from the posh areas of Delhi, gang members drive the stolen vehicles to other states and dismantle them there. The car parts are then sold in other cities. In another case, the investigators found that the accused used to procure the documents of the accidental car along with the scrap after which accused used to stole the same model car in order to change the chassis number for further sale.