Two nomadic burglars from Rajasthan arrested
NEW DELHI: Police have arrested two burglars would break into houses locked for several days and resided under the flyovers during the night.
On sustained interrogation, accused disclosed that they belong to community from Bhilwara, Rajasthan. They are nomadic and presently residing at footpath in a makeshift accommodation under Lajwanti flyover, Delhi. They along with their other associates, also residing at footpaths in different parts of Delhi, and roam in the posh areas under the guise of labourers in luggage rickshaw.
"They use sophisticated iron equipment specially designed to easily break heavy door locks, central locks, cupboards and almirahs etc. They keep changing their base in order to conceal their presence," said DCP West Vijay Kumar.
The accused have been identified as Babu Lal and Ram Parsad, actively involved in broad day light house burglaries.
At their instance, 7 silver glasses, 9 silver bowls, 22 silver coins, 1 silver note burgled in Hari Nagar and equipment (Daulatia) used to break locks and doors and almirah have been recovered.
On September 8, cops received information that two members of notorious gang would come to Madipur to sell off burgled articles. A team of police officers was formed.
Accordingly, a trap was laid by police in Paschim Vihar and at around 8.40 pm, the team spotted two persons coming on foot from Raghubir Nagar side having hand bags in their hands.
The alert raiding team swiftly swung in to action and nabbed the duo.