Budding lawyers turn car thieves for easy money
Lawyers by day and car thieves by night. This is how two budding advocates led their life for a while till police put an end to their fun.
New Delhi: Lawyers by day and car thieves by
night. This is how two budding advocates led their life for a
while till police put an end to their fun.
Jitender (21) and Praneet Arora (21) were apprehended
from Vasant Vihar last Friday when they reached there to sell
off a stolen car, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) H G S
The youths, residents Mundka and Sarai Rohilla
respectively, told police that they became friends while
studying in the Law Faculty of Vivekananda College of
Indraprastha University and were lured towards theft to make
easy money and live in luxury.
"Most of the students of the Law Faculty used to come
in cars. They were also keen to have a car. After that they
started committing theft of cars for various economic
"Within three months, they collectively committed
various car thefts and disposed of the same through a receiver
in Bulandshahar," Dhaliwal said.
In one case, the duo allegedly stole a Honda City car
of a neighbour while in another episode, they allegedly stole
a close friend`s car by stealing car key from his house.
"Both the accused were undergoing their practical
training of advocacy under renowned lawyers and have been
arrested for the first time," Dhaliwal said not wishing to
reveal the names of the firm the youths work for.