On March 21, a complainant, resident of Baba Faridpuri, West Patel Nagar, Delhi, alongwith a colleague was going from his Model Town office to Karol Bagh office, riding a scooty. They were carrying an amount of Rs 25 lakhs. When they reached near Mata Vaishnomandir, Shastri Nagar, they were intercepted by unknown persons who were riding on two bikes. They snatched away their scooty and after halting near Shastri Nagar Metro Station, took away Rs 25 lakh which were kept in the boot space of the scooty. The scooty was left abandoned near the Metro Station. Thus, a case was registered at Police Station Sarai Rohilla.
On April 12, a secret information was received by ASI Jasvinder Singh that two of the accused persons involved in the incident would visit Tihar Jail to meet one of their associates who is lodged in jail. This information was shared with the senior officers and a team comprising Inspector Lokendra, SI Umesh, SI Vivek, SI Davinder, ASI Jasvinder, ASI Pawan, ASI Pramod, HC Ajay., HC Rajiv, HC Neeraj, HC Rahisuddin, HC Ravinder, Ct Kapil, Ct Madan, Ct Lalit and Ct Ajay was constituted.
The team conducted raid near Gate No. 3 of Tihar Jail and apprehended two accused persons, namely, Ajeet Singh and Saurabh. Amount of Rs 1,02,720 and Rs 56,550 were recovered from the possession of Ajeet Singh and Saurabh, respectively. On sustained interrogation, they admitted their guilt and disclosed complete chain of the incident. At the instance of Ajeet Singh, the accused Vikrant was arrested and amount of Rs 27,090 was recovered from his possession. Further amount of Rs 10,15,000 was recovered from the house of the accused Ajeet Singh. Thus, a total amount of Rs 12,01,360 was recovered from the accused persons.
The accused persons conducted recce twice before carrying out the heist. Inputs were provided to them through, Vikas alias Vicky, one of their associates who was arrested by Haryana police prior to the day of incident. Thereafter, Ajeet Singh, along with his associates Sahil, Bunty, Vikas, Vikrant and Saurabh, carried out the loot. The accused persons borrowed two motorcycles from their friend Ravi and started chasing the complainant as soon as he left the Model Town office along with his colleague. They intercepted the complainant near Mata Vaishnomandir and took away their scooty by threatening them with the screw drivers. They took away the cash and left the scooty abandoned near the Shastri Nagar Metro station.