Vehicle thieves' Gang Busted, 4 held


Staff member
Mohali February 6:

Punjab police said they had busted an inter-state gang of vehicle thieves, arresting four people and recovering 27 vehicles from their possession.

Working on a secret tip-off, Mohali district police arrested these four from Kharar town Feb 1. "We have recovered 27 vehicles worth Rs. 1.46 crore. This gang was active in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh for the last many months," Mohali police chief Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said.

The arrested accused were identified as Surjit Singh, 42, his son Pawan Kumar, 19, Devinder Singh, 26, and Gurmit Singh, 27. "The accused used to steal vehicles from different parts of this region and were selling them after making forged registration certificates and other documents. Nearly 31 cases of vehicle thefts were registered against them in different parts of Punjab and Haryana," he added. Mohali town is around 10 km away from Chandigarh.