YouTuber who committed thefts to fund lavish lifestyle arrested in Mumbai
They lodged a police complaint.Police Sub-Inspector PSI Padmakar Patil said, After the incident we scanned more than 150 CCTV footage, but initially failed to establish Guptas identity as he wearing a cap and face mask. But, at one place he removed his cap and face mask, and we identified him as TikToker Gupta.
According to the VB Nagar police station official, 14 mobile phones, sharp weapons, fake jewellery as well as foreign currency were seized from the possession of the accused, Abhimanyu Gupta, a social media influencer who once had a large following on TikTok, a video-focused social networking service now banned in India.
The theft came to light when the family residing in the house returned and found that their ornaments were missing. They lodged a police complaint.
Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) Padmakar Patil said, “After the incident we scanned more than 150 CCTV footage, but initially failed to establish Gupta's identity as he wearing a cap and face mask. But, at one place he removed his cap and face mask, and we identified him as TikToker Gupta. We then got a tip-off that the accused will be coming to Kurla, where we laid a trap and nabbed him.” The accused has confessed to committing more than 15 house break-ins in the Mumbai region, four of them in Kurla, he claimed.
The accused, who has videos with well-known Instagram personalities, has admitted to spending money in casinos and for purchasing expensive clothes, he said.
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