Noida: A gang of vehicle lifters was busted on Thursday with the arrest of its three members. Police said the gang used to steal vehicles from the targets’ homes and parking areas of Delhi-NCR.
The accused are identified as Anup Sharma, Rajesh, both are residents of Mathura and Imraan is from Rajasthan. Munish Chauhan, SHO, Sector 20 police station, said that the accused used to steal cars and two-wheelers with the help of master keys.
Once they stole the vehicle, they changed the engine and identification number of the car. “They also make fake documents of the vehicle to sell them at cheap rates,” he added.
Singh said the robbers would share pictures of the vehicle, strike a deal with the buyer and sell it.
“A Honda City that costs between Rs 10-Rs 15 lakh was sold for Rs 2 lakh, and a Swift Dzire that costs Rs 7-8 lakh was sold for just Rs 50,000. While, two wheelers were sold between Rs 15,000 to 20,000,” the SHO added.
Police have recovered four cars, including three Honda City and one Scorpio, along with eight two-wheelers.
The accused have been booked under sections of 411(dishonestly receiving stolen property), 420 (punishment for cheating), 467 (forgery of valuable security, will etc), 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) 471 (using as genuine a forged document or electronic record) and 482 (punishment for using a false property mark) of IPC.