Haryana

Haryana Police bust a gang involved in stealing farmers’ equipments, 3 arrested

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, October 8

Haryana Police has busted a three-member gang involved in 26 incidents of stealing agricultural equipment, and electric wires in Panipat district.

While giving this information here today, a Haryana Police spokesperson told that the CIA team of Haryana Police during its routine patrolling got secret information that three youths who had carried out such theft incidents were roaming around at the Pehelwan Chowk in Panipat district to carry out a crime of theft. Following the inputs, the Police team swung into action and immediately nabbed the three accused.

During the interrogation, the arrested accused were identified as Aman, Vijay and Ajay, residents of Panipat district. On further probe, they admitted to have carried out 22 incidents of theft in Panipat and four incidents in Karnal district, including theft of electric wires from under construction houses, and different types of agricultural equipment from the pit of tubewell in the farm fields.

Detailing on the gang’s modus operandi, he informed that all the three accused used to run a scrap shop in Panipat. They used to carry out the crime of theft during the night by doing recce in the guise of buying junk by hawking during the day.

A huge amount of stolen goods including 10 kg electric wire, 20 spray machines, two two-wheelers have been recovered from the possession of these arrested accused, as presented in the Court today, and they have been sent to judicial custody.

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