New Delhi: With the arrest of three persons, police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of auto lifters and recovered four stolen vehicles.
"Amar alias Bandar, a resident of village Chandanhaulla, was arrested on February 6 after police put up picket at Anuvrat marg in South Delhi following secret information that an autolifter would be coming to Chhatarpur area to dispose of the stolen car," said Chhaya Sharma, DCP South District.
When policemen were checking the vehicles, a car suddenly stopped ahead of picket, the occupants got down and fled.
After a chase, the driver Amar was arrested and during the probe, the vehicle was found to have been stolen from Mehrauli area.
During interrogation, he disclosed the name of Mohammad Bilal, also resident of village Chandanhaulla and he was also arrested. A stolen car was recovered from him, police said.
Bilal, during interrogation, revealed the name of Mohammad Azharuddin, a resident of Naugawan Arjunpur of Uttar Pradesh`s Aligarh district, who was also arrested, said Sharma, adding with the arrest of these people, four cases of vehicle theft had been solved.