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Sunday, 26 July 2020

Gang of thieves busted

Jhajjar, July 25

With the arrest of two persons, the police on Saturday claimed to have busted a gang of thieves active in the region for around a year.

The accused, Mauid of Badayun and Javed of Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), were residing in a rented accommodation at Patel Nagar in Bahadurgarh town here. The police also recovered two country-made pistols and four live cartridges from their possession.

Jhajjar SP Ashok Kumar said the accused during interrogation confessed to have their involvement in more than 13 cases of stealing copper wire from power transformers. They committed their first theft in the district at Siddipur village in October 2019 and thereafter, they perpetrated 12 others thefts up to July 2020, he said.

“The accused were nabbed in the area of Bahadurgarh Sector 6 police station, while acting on a tip-off. They were produced in a court, which remanded them to a two-day police custody,” he said. — TNS

from The Tribune

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