The joint team of Jail Bail Released Cell, PS Dwarka South and PS Bindapur has busted an interstate “Rajan Gang” of Burglars and apprehended five desperate burglars namely 1) Rajan @ Shekhar, age 38 years r/o Balrampur, Mathura, UP, 2) Ravi @ Sumit, age 28 years r/o Raj Nagar, Palam Colony, New Delhi,3) Rajesh @ Santosh Gandhi age 30 years r/o Begusarai, Bihar,4) Ansar @ Anwar, age 36 years r/o Bhagalpur, Bihar,5) Yashvir @ Gujjar, age 35 years r/o Dholpur, Rajasthan,6) Afsar Malik,age 23 years r/o A-5, Deep Vihar, Vikas Nagar, Uttam Nagar and (7) Asif Malik, age 21 years r/o Seelampur Market, Delhi.
With the arrest of accused persons,total 18 cases of Burglary, House Theft and Theft have been worked out. Out of which, recovery has been made in 09 cases of PS Dabri, PS Uttam Nagar, PS Bindapur, PS Mayapuri, PS Palam Village and PS Ranhaulla. The CCTV footage of the incident in all cases confirmed involvement of this gang.
Due to recent incidents of burglary in the area, a dedicated team of SI Manjeet Singh, HC Surender, Ct Deepak and Ct Manish of Jail Bail Released Cell and Ct Dheeraj & Ct Ramavtar of PS Bindapur was constituted under the leadership of Inspr. Ram Niwas, SHO/Dwarka South, Inspr. Anil Kumar, SHO/Bindapur, under the close supervision of Sh. Rajender Singh ACP/Dwarka and Sh. Bijender Singh, ACP/Dabri, to get a breakthrough.
The team was tasked to analyze the crime trends and to collect CCTV footage of the incident and other vicinity. The comparative analysis of whole CCTV footages was carried out, which provide primary clue. Informers were activated to collect further leads. These all out efforts bore fruits; as on 07.03.2019 HC Surender Singh received secret information about the movement of burglars on a car. Immediately, the joint team laid a trap near Power House, Dwarka Sector-1and apprehended five occupants of the car. The car was found stolen vide FIR No 6800/19 of PS Mayapuri, Delhi. On search lock cutters, shutter handles and other implements of house breaking were recovered from the car. All were arrested vide DD No 5 u/s 41.1 (d) CrPC, PS Dwarka South, Delhi.
During interrogation, a unique modus operandi has been surfaced out as accused persons disclosed that this gang used to target mainly shops. Each members of this gang has his own task, like 02 members of the gang Rajesh @ Santosh Gandhi and Ansar @ Anwar were tasked to get the targets and recce the market area and for this they used to broom/clean in the market area. While cleaning they used to note down the least protected shops. Yashvir @ Gujjar, master in auto lifting, was tasked to arrange vehicle for movement and shifting of burgled items. These gang members specifically after committing crimeused to shift to other parts of the country.
During sustained interrogation, it further disclosed that Rajan @ Shekhar is the kingpin of the gang, who keep changing his position in different parts of India. He used to meet with the gang members only before committing any crime. Rajanis previously involved in 23 cases of Burglary. Another member Ravi @ Sumit is also a desperate burglar with previous involvement in 29 cases. All accused met with each other in jail either in Tihar or jails in other states of India.
During investigation two receivers namely Afsar Malik aged about 23 years r/o Uttam Nagar and Asif Malik aged about 21 years r/o Seelampur Market, Delhi were also arrested and further recovery of Rs 1,30,000/- were affected.
On the instance of accused persons, recovery of case property of 9 different cases has been made out. Further, CCTV footage of incident reported in other 12 cases also confirmed the involvement of this gang. Further investigation is underway.