Three notorious robbers active in Delhi-NCR have been apprehended by Special Staff of East District along with staff of Police Station Madhu Vihar. The accused are namely Satender, 35, Rahul, 30 and Shahul alias Sunil, 25, all Trilokpuri residents.
On the intervening night of August 5/6 at about 1.30 am, victim Vibhooti Tyagi of Noida, UP, boarded a Cab (Accent Car) from ISBT Anand Vihar for Noida. Three passengers were already seated in that car. During the trip, the victim was overpowered by the seated passengers and they looted all the belongings from the victim. Apart from this, accused persons forcefully withdrew cash from the ATM using his card. In this regard, a case was filed at PS Madhu Vihar.
A team was constituted to bust the gang operating in the area. During the course of investigation, the team developed information about the gangs involved in the crime of same modus operandi and zeroed at a gang operated by one Vishal resident of Trilokpuri, Delhi. Informer network was also activated and several inputs were received. Sincere efforts were made to identify the gang and gang members and to track the movements of the gang and to trace their hideouts. It came to notice that movement of the gang members had been in different locations of Delhi & NCR almost every night.
In the intervening night of Oct. 6-7, after a tip-off about presence of the 3 members of the Vishal Gang in a car near Ghazipur Mandi was received by the police. On that information all the above 3 accused persons were apprehended. Two cars (Swift Dzire & Accent) used in commission of crime. One scooty, 8 robbed mobile phones, 4 ATM cards, 2 paper cutters, gold ornaments and cash Rs. 30,000 were recovered from their possession/ instance.
On sustained interrogation the accused persons revealed that they are the members of Vishal Gang who is a resident of Trilokpuri, Delhi and were committing this type of crime since last one year, especially in East Delhi. The accused persons have many types off our wheeler/cars having registration number of passenger car/private car. They go to bus stand and call single passengers for Noida, New Ashok Nagar, Mayur Vihar and persuade them to sit in the car. After running some distance, they overpower the passengers and loot all their belongings. Apart from this, they withdrew cash from ATM using ATM card of the passengers. After that they dumped the looted passengers in isolated places and fled away.
Five cases have been worked out after these arrests.