Mewati cattle thief used modified vehicles to dodge police, arrested
New Delhi: A 25-year-old Hamid was using a modified tempo and a Scorpio car for committing cattle theft in several states and used various techniques to dodge police when they used to chase him but his run was stopped by the Special Cell of Delhi Police when they finally arrested him from Rajasthan.
According to police, the accused identified as Hamid is a resident of Mewat in Haryana, found to be involved in cases of assault on police party, dacoity, cattle theft in Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) P.S. Kushwah stated that he was unemployed and had no work and thus he started accompanying his fellow villager who was indulged in cattle theft in Delhi, NCR and adjoining areas.
DCP added that for committing the crime, they had modified a Tata tempo by affixing iron girder on front and rear side bumpers so that in case they are trapped by police they can hit the police vehicles and barricades while fleeing.
They were also using Scorpio for committing the similar crime by removing the rear seat to accommodate four cattle inside their Scorpio.
They used to keep chili powder and small stones inside their vehicle and used these on the police party following them.
The accused confessed to being operating in Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan.