A team of Special Cell/SR led by Insp. Shiv Kumar under the supervision of ACP Attar Singh has arrested three desperate and wanted dacoits namely (1) Rajesh @ Monu (27 years), r/o Narela, Delhi, (2) Sunil Kumar @ Rinku (26 years), r/o Sonipat, Haryana and (3) Yogender Saroya (24 years), r/o Shahbad Dairy, Delhi and with this a blind case of armed dacoity of Rs 65 lacs reported in Sarita Vihar Delhi has been solved. Initially Yogender was arrested from near bus stand, Siri Fort, Delhi and a pistol alongwith 3 live cartridges were recovered from his possession. On 10.09.2018, co-accused Sunil and Rajesh @ Monu were arrested from near Harish Chandra Hospital, Narela, Delhi and one semi automatic 0.32 bore pistol along with 6 live cartridges and a Maruti Gypsy were recovered from their possession. Cash amounting to Rs. 7.5 Lacs (part of the booty) has also been recovered from their possession. Further Rs. 6 lacs (part of the booty) has also been frozen following the due process of Law. All the three arrested accused were wanted in a sensational dacoity case wherein a businessman was robbed of Rs. 65 lacs at gunpoint on 01.08.2018 in Jasola area of Delhi.
On 01.08.2018 one Mohd. Shazeb, a businessman who alongwith his brothers deals in foreign currency exchange, had closed his office at Sarita Vihar and along with his brother Nazim kept cash Rs. 65 lacs in a backpack and left for his residence on two motorcycles. At about 9 PM, six persons riding two motorcycles waylaid the bike of Mohd. Shazeb and attempted robbing his cash on gunpoint. When Shazeb resisted their attempt, an accused fired upon Shazeb and managed to rob him of cash before fleeing away. A case vide FIR No. 258/18 u/s 394/397/34 IPC and 25/27 Arms Act was registered at PS SaritaVihar, Delhi.
Sensing the gravity of the case, sources were deployed in and around Delhi and technical surveillance was mounted by Spl. Cell. Hard work of more than a month paid results when Yogender, a resident of Shahbad Dairy, involved in the above case, was initially arrested. A country made pistol with 3 live cartridges were recovered from his possession. He disclosed the names of his associates involved in the above dacoity. More information was gathered about these persons and subsequently on a tip off received by Inspector Shiv Kumar on 10.09.2018, a team was organized and a trap was laid at Harish Chander Hospital, Narela, Delhi. Two key members of the gang including the Kingpin Sunil Kumar and his associate Rajesh @ Monu arrived near the Hospital in a Maruti Gypsy car at about 6:15 PM. Both were surrounded and overpowered by the team members. One sophisticated 0.32 bore pistol along with 6 live cartridges was recovered from their possession. Cash Rs. 7.5 lacs were also recovered from their possession which was part of the looted money. A case under appropriate sections of law has been registered in this regard at PS Special Cell, New Delhi.
The arrested persons were subjected to sustained interrogation. They disclosed that Sunil the kingpin of the gang had got information from one Gaurav of Bawana about transportation of big amount of cash on a daily basis by Mohd. Shazeb the victim of the case A plan was hatched and they, alongwith Bunty, Rahul @ Tunda, Sonu and Yogender decided to execute the plan. As per plan, the accused fully armed gathered near the office of Mohd. Shazeb in Sarita Vihar on the fateful day. When the victim was going towards his house after business hours, he was intercepted and robbed at gunpoint after opening fire.
Arrested persons disclosed that they had distributed the booty after the heist. Sunil purchased a second hand Maruti Gypsy, Rajesh made down payment of Rs. 2.5 lacs for purchasing a brand new Ertiga car. The said Ertiga car has also been recovered and seized in this case. The three arrested accused had spent over Rs.4 lacs in Goa, Kolhapur, Mumbai etc. while partying after the loot.
It is worth mention that accused Sunil is a National level wrestler. He had won silver medal at State Level Championship of wrestling held in Delhi in 2008. He had also participated in National Wrestling Championship held at Kanyakumari and was adjudged third best in the same year. Sunil has wrestled with international wrestlers like Amit Dahiya (Olympian) etc. But thereafter, a serious shoulder injury crippled his carrier in wrestling.