Two car lifters arrested from Nadia, stolen car recovered
Kolkata: Two car lifters, who used to operate in Salt Lake, were arrested from Ranaghat in Nadia.
Police said they had initiated a probe after receiving a complaint from a resident of AE block in Salt Lake.
The complainant, Santanu Banerjee, had lodged a complaint with the Bidhannagar North police station stating that his car bearing registration number WB 06A
4249 was stolen.
He informed the police that the car was stolen at around 8.30 am on April 21.
The car was stolen away from in front of his house in Salt Lake. Police initiated a probe after registering a case on charges of theft under section 379 of the Indian
After preliminary investigation, police came to know that the car was taken out of the district without
They had gone through footages of several surveillance cameras in the area.
The Bidhannagar police had also initiated exchange of information with their counterparts in adjacent
districts in this connection and based on a tip off,
policemen conducted a raid at Cuppers Camp near Ranaghat in Nadia.
During the raid, police arrested an 18-year-old boy and one Rittik Mukherjee.
The stolen car was also recovered.
Cops are now trying to ascertain whether they had stolen more cars from any parts of Salt Lake and any other adjacent areas.
Police are also trying to find out whether the duo is involved in any big car
lifting racket and had a connection with any inter-state
Police also suspect involvement of a local in the case and the investigating officers also feel that the duo had kept a watch on the car for the past few days before committing the crime.
They also did a reccee of the area to prepare a route through which they can easily flee with the car.
Police have taken necessary steps to check recurrence of such incident in the area.