GANG OF AUTO LIFTERS AND MOBILE PHONE SNATCHER BUSTED BY DELHI POLICE (SOUTH-EAST DISTRICT) – 4 ARRESTED
New Delhi:August 3,2013
With the arrest of four persons, namely (1) Gurtej Singh @ Laadi S/O Sh. Jaswant Singh R/O H. No 1291, Gali No.-8, Govindpuri, New Delhi Age 23 years
(2) Aman Kaushal @ Aman S/O Sh. Ram Parkash R/O H. No. 1279 IInd Floor, Gali No.-8, Govindpuri New Delhi Age 23 years (3) Lalan Singh @ Sonu S/o Sh. Bhagwan Singh R/O H. No 1527, Gali No-13 Govindpuri, New Delhi Age 23 years and (4) Jas pal Singh @ Honey S/o Late Sh. Partap Singh R/O H. No1291, Gali No-8 Govindpuri, New Delhi Age 23 years, officials of Police Station Pul Prahlad Pur have busted a desperate gang of motorcycle thieves and mobile phone snatchers active in the area of South East Delhi. Twelve cases of vehicle theft and mobile phone snatchings have been solved. 4 stolen motorcycles and all the 6 snatched mobile phones have been recovered.
A police team led by SHO/Pul Prahlad Pur, Inspr. Dharam Dev including SI Youdh Bir Singh, SI Kishore Kumar, ASi Dilbagh Singh,HC Naem Ahmed, HC Sarwan, Ct Parveen and Ct. Anuj under over all supervision of ACP/Ambadkar Nagar Sh. Jasvir Malik was working on the Gurtej Laadi Gang since the past fortnight. The gang was suspected to be behind a large number of mobile phone snatching and motorcycle theft cases being reported in the area recently.
On 01-09-2013 information was received that Gurtej Laadi and his gang members would be coming near the Surajkund border. A trap was laid near Okhla Crossing on the Mehrauli Gurgaon Road. At around 4.15 PM the police team intercepted Gurtej Laadi and his three other associates riding on two motor cycles.
They were identified as Gurtej Singh@ Laadi, Lalan Singh @ Sonu, Aman Kaushal @ Aman and Jaspal Singh @ Honey. The two motorcycles, a Bajaj Pulsar bearing registration number UP 78 AP 1003 black colour and a Hero Honda Passion motorcycles bearing registration number PB 08 AL 1032 were found stolen vide FIR No. 309/2012 U/S 379 IPC and FIR No. 517/13 U/S 379 IPC respectively, both from the area of PS. Govindpuri, Delhi.
On sustained interrogation the four accused persons disclosed involvement in a dozen cases of vehicle theft and mobile phone snatching incidents. Four stolen motorcycles and 6 snatched mobile phones were recovered from them.
PROFILE OF ACCUSED:-
All the accused persons are habitual of drug and alcohol abuse. They are fond of motor bikes and high end mobile phones. Hence, they stole bikes and snatched mobile phones to satisfy their needs. Jas Pal Singh @ Honey is a graduate but unemployed. Lalan Singh @ Sonu works as a Guard in private company in Okhla. The gang leader, Gurjit Singh Laadi assists his father in driving a Lancer Car owned by the family as a private taxi in the NCR region.
PREVIOUS INVOLVEMENTS OF ACCUSED PERSONS:-
The gang leader Gurjit Singh Laadi has once been arrested for possession of illegal firearms in PS Govinpuri.
Aman Kaushal @ Aman has a past involvement in a motorcycle theft case registered in PS Govinpuri.
Lalan Singh @ Sonu has been arrested for stealing a mobile phone in
RECOVERY FROM ACCUSED:-
Four Stolen motorcycles
Six Snatched mobile phones
One Snatched Debit Card
Further investigation in the case is on. The staff behind the good work is being suitably rewarded.
(DR. P. KARUNAKARAN )
Deputy. Commissioner of Police,
South- East District, New Delhi.