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Nepalese national held for auto lifting

A Nepalese national, who has been declared a proclaimed offender in two cases, has been arrested here for allegedly dealing with over 800 stolen vehicles, including several luxury ones, police said today.

Updated: Dec 02, 2011, 11:56 AM IST

New Delhi: A Nepalese national, who has been
declared a proclaimed offender in two cases, has been arrested
here for allegedly dealing with over 800 stolen vehicles,
including several luxury ones, police said today.

Ganga Bander Bhandhari was arrested from east Delhi after
police received specific information about his presence.

Bhandhari, now a film maker and also involved in
producing serials for television channels, is also allegedly
involved in a fake currency racket, they said.

Till now, Bhandari has purchased over 800 stolen vehicles
from various gangs of thieves, police said.

While purchasing the vehicles, he used to give 80 per
cent original currency and 20 per cent fake currency, police
said.

Bhandari, who was working as a waiter in a hotel in
Vasant Kunj in 1995, was arrested in connection with two cases
and was declared a proclaimed offender.

They said the accused has links with over 27 autolifter
gangs in the capital.

PTI