Delhi Metro:Police arrests two men for stealing cable
Two men were arrested and as many juveniles apprehended for allegedly stealing copper cable of the Delhi metro, police said today.
Sixty-feet of 33 kV cable worth Rs 1.2 lakh was recovered from their possession.
"Based on a complaint filed by DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) officials, an FIR was registered on May 5. A police team was constituted to trace the accused," Deepak Gauri, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Metro, said.
During the investigation, it was found that Abid and his associate Kumar were accused in cases of burglary, criminal trespass, theft, and snatching, the DCP said.
Abid is a rag picker and his associate Kumar, a cannabis addict, worked as a cobbler in Madanpur Khadar along with his father, he said.
Police is verifying the involvement of a few other of their accomplices and are trying to trace them.
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