Seven persons were rounded up by a team of Sahibabad Police Station from near World Square Mall for allegedly cheating passengers in their car. The accused used to give lift to passengers in their car in which gang members were present beforehand.
SP City Shlok Kumar said that the accused told the police that they were active in Delhi, Agra, Moradabad and Dehradun routes on which they committed this fraud. While on way they used to ask the passengers to keep their money in safe custody in an envelope or carton. After the trip got over they used to hand over another envelope or carton containing paper and would escape with the passengers’ money. Sometimes the accused used to forcibly de-board the passengers en route.
One CMP and 6 knives apart from a Xylo and Ertiga vehicles used in crime were seized from them.