South Delhi: Two arrested for robbing truck worth Rs. 2.25 crore


Two people have been captured from Mahipalpur zone of south Delhi for supposedly victimizing a truck persisting 1,000 iPhone 5s cell telephones worth Rs. 2.25 crore, police said on Thursday. 

The blamed have been distinguished as Mehtab Alam, 24, and Arman, 22, both inhabitants of Mahipalpur. Mehtab Alam was captured from Mahipalpur while Arman was captured from Rangpuri region of south Delhi, the police said. 

The police recuperated more than 900 iPhone cell telephones and the auto utilized as a part of the wrongdoing from them. As per the police, the theft occurred on September 13, when the truck was conveying the cellular telephones from Okhla range of south Delhi to Dwarka in south-west Delhi. 

The two, alongside their associates, held the truck driver hostage before victimizing the cell telephones close Rajokri flyover, Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Ishwar Singh told columnists. 

The officer said the looters then dumped the driver close Dwarka Link Road. “Amid examination it was found that two looters – Bhola and Pradeep – were the previous drivers of the truck, and had left their occupations two weeks back,” the officer said. 

“We additionally found that upon the arrival of the occurrence both the drivers had taken after the same course which was utilized by the truck conveying the cell telephones,” Singh said. 

The denounced have likewise admitted to having carried out the wrongdoing alongside their associates Bhola, Rahul and Jitender, the officer included. The police was directing strikes to capture the rest of the group individuals.