Three held for truck theft
Kolkata: Three members of a gang, which was involving in theft of truck, were arrested during a police near Nawabpur in New Town on Tuesday night. Seeing the police accused persons had tried to flee but they were nabbed after a chase for almost half a kilometre.
According to sources, two complaints were lodged recently at the New Town police station regarding theft of two trucks. Sleuths came to know that no local gang was involved in the crime. Late on Tuesday night, they were tipped-off about a group in Nawababpur area. Police raided a under construction building and found 6 to 7 men had gathered there to steal a truck. Seeing the police they ran but sleuths managed to arrest three of them. Sleuths came to know that all of them belonged to Punjab and had criminal records at Pradhannagar police station in Siliguri, Dankuni police station in Hooghly and Uluberia police station in Howrah and they were arrested in New Town police station during 2014.