NEW DELHI : The alert bus checking in the South-East District has yielded another major success and team of Special Staff has busted a gang of 03 pick-pockets namely (1) Ashish @ Ashu, 25 years (2) Nitin Chauhan, 22 years and (3) Vikram @ Veeru, 24 years all r/o Gautampuri, Badarpur and 02 Country made pistols, 04 live cartridges & 01 buttondar knife and 3 mobile phones have been recovered from their possession.
In order to nab the pick-pockets and criminals carrying firearm, a team led by Inspr. Rajender Kumar, Incharge/Special Staff ASIs Shyambir, Ashwani, HCs Amit Pratap, Pyarelal, Cts. Narender Bhati, Parvesh and Vipin were constituted under the supervision of Sh. Jagdish Yadav, ACP/Operations.
On 14/04/19 at about 6:00 PM, team of Special Staff was checking buses at Mathura Road. Information was gathered about a gang of pick-pockets who were going to target bus passengers at Mathura Road. The police team immediately laid a trap near Mohan Cooperative Metro Sation, Mathura Road and 03 members of pick-pockets gang namely (1) Ashish @ Ashu, 25 years (2) Nitin Chauhan, 22 years and (3) Vikram @ Veeru, 24 years all r/o Gautampuri were nabbed.
From the possession of accused Ashish @ Ashu and Nitin Chauhan, 02 country made pistols & 04 live cartridges were recovered whereas from the possession of accused Vikram @ Veeru 01 buttondar knife was recovered. Further, 03 stolen mobile phones were also recovered from the possession of the accused persons. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 130/19, dated 14.04.19, U/S 25 Arms Act has been registered at PS Sarita Vihar. All 03 accused persons were arrested and recovered country made pistols, cartridges, knife and 03 mobile phones were seized.