In a major haul Udaipur police on Monday busted an inter-state gang of thieves involved in more than 350 incidences of burglary that they have committed across the country.
The police has also recovered articles of gold and silver and of lakhs of ruppees and Rs.48000 in cash.
Police has arrested 4 members of the gang all residents of Kent area of Bareilly city of Uttar Pradesh.
The inter-state gang has operated in 4 states including Rajasthan,Gujarat,UP and Bihar.
SP Kailash Chandra Bishnoi said the accused were apprehended by the police while investigating a recent of burglary occurred at sector.3 and 4 of Hiran Magri police station circle,2 police constables Upendra Singh and Vikram Singh of the police station spotted a suspicious car on Monday afternoon ,they followed it and intercepted it,the car was seized and 4 men riding in it were shifted to police station for interrogation.
During the interogation the arrested accused disclosed that during last 1 year they had committed around 350 incidences of burglary across the country,they work toghter and share the booty equally among them,they travel in their own vehicle, do rekki in the residential colonies and targets the houses that were found locked from outside or isolated.
They have also confessed their involvement in 3 incidence at Udaipur’s Hiran Magri area,1incidence at Nathdwara area of Rajsamand district,5 incidences of burglaries at Jaipur,40 incidences at Kanpur,40 incidences at various areas of Lucknow,40 incidences at Pratapgarh area of UP and 48 incidences at Allahabad.
The Modus Operandi of the gang was that they use to target the houses in the day time and commit burgalary with the help of a special tool.
The arrested accused were identified as Shahzad Akhtar aka Raja(52), Zubair Khan(29),Azhar Ali(21) and Sarfaraj Raza(64) all residents of Sainik Colony Grass Mandi of Kent area of Bareilly.
The arrested accused were booked under various sections of IPC and are still under police interrogation,the valuables and cash were seized by the police.
Notably contable Upendra Singh and Vikram Singh played a vital role in the arrest of the accused, while the team of police involved in the operations includes Additional Sp Gopal Swaroop Mewara, Dysp Rajiv Joshi, SHO Hiran Magri police station Dr. Hanuwant Singh, Ranjeet Singh H.Constable,Karan Singh,Basanti Lal,Lal Singh, Babu Lal,Nahar Singh,Mangu Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Firoz and Gulzar.