Six carjackers arrested for robbing Alto from cab driver
New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday claimed that they have solved a case of robbery involving a cab driver after they arrested six carjackers. The investigating agency claimed that the first arrest in the case was made from Uttar Pradesh after a chase.
The police identified the accused as Sandeep (19), Aamir (19), Rajveer (20), Ram Yadav (20), Shyam Yadav (20) and Rahul Kumar (18). With their arrest, 13 cases of robbery, theft and snatchings have been worked out. "Sandeep is at present associated with AIIMS where he gives Lawn Tennis coaching to doctors and interns," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Vijay Kumar.
He further claimed that on the intervening night of December 1-2, a PCR call regarding robbery and carjacking of an Alto car was received at Sarojini Nagar police station.
Murlidhar, driver of the car, informed that at about midnight when he was taking a rest in his cab after dropping the customer, three persons aged about 20-25 years robbed his car, mobile phone, a purse containing ATM card and cash Rs 5,000 at gunpoint.
"After robbing, the cab driver's hands were tied with the help of a piece of cloth and he was thrown out of the car near Sarai Kale Khan bus terminal," the DCP said.
The police investigation revealed that that the GPS was installed in the car but it was not working properly. "After tracing the location of the car, which was found to be Gulawati in Bulandsahar, on December 5, two persons came and ignited the car engine. When the raiding team moved towards the car, they suddenly accelerated the car and ran away," the police said.
The police team managed to apprehend them after a hot chase. On interrogation, their identity was revealed as Sandeep and Amir.
On sustained interrogation, they confessed to have committed carjacking and other incidents of robbery, snatching and MV theft. Raids were conducted and four other co-accused were nabbed.