This man stole over 100 cars
New Delhi: It took only 3 to 10 minutes for 40-year-old Zahid alias Anna to steal vehicles from different parts of Delhi. The criminal with his modus operandi stole more than 100 vehicles but his happy run came to an end when he was arrested from Kalkaji area on July 23.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Chinmoy Biswal said as per depending on the condition the accused sold stolen cars in between Rs 20,000 to 50,000.
"Hardly he took 3 to 10 minutes for stealing. From the possession of accused person 11 stolen luxury cars have been recovered," said DCP Biswal.
DCP Biswal further said that during interrogation, Zahid disclosed that in order to earn quick money he started stealing cars. Accused used to steal vehicles with other auto-lifters and was first time arrested in 2005.
"Accused Zahid further disclosed that last year he formed his separate gang and recruited young boys into his gang. Accused trained them on how to steal cars. Accused Zahid behaved like their elder brother and his gang members started calling him 'Anna'. Thereafter, the gang was famously known as 'Anna Gang' in the circuits of Meerut," police said.
Police further added that accused persons used to target cars parked in the residential areas of Delhi NCR and disposed them to receivers of Meerut.
The gang members used stolen cars to conduct recee and Zahid was expert in car thefts.
The gang mostly used to steal cars on demand of the receivers.