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Seven auto-lifters arrested, 14 luxury cars, motorcycles seized

Devdiscourse News Desk India
Updated: 24-09-2018 23:21 IST
Seven auto-lifters arrested, 14 luxury cars, motorcycles seized

Seven people, alleged to be members of a gang of auto-lifters, have been arrested here along with 14 luxury cars and motorcycles, police said on Monday.

Senior Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Krishna following a tip-off a car was intercepted in Rajnagar industrial area.

During interrogation, the driver and other occupants of the car confessed to having been involved in stealing vehicles from the national capital region (NCR), the police officer said, adding the arrested accused have been identified as Liyaqat, Vishal, Upender, Anuj, Shekhar, Aman, and Anil.

Gang-leader Liyaqat told the police that after lifting the cars and bikes they used to change the registration number plates and alter engine and chassis numbers. Shekhar used to purchase the stolen vehicles and sell those, the SSP said.

The 14 luxury cars and motorcycles seized from the accused have been impounded and a case has been registered in the matter, he said.