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Delhi Police bust gang involved in car theft; 2 arrested

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The Special Cell of on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two members of a gang involved in car theft and recovered an 500 car from them.

Those arrested have been identified as Sahil Shooken, 22, and Sachin Parasar, 20.

Prashant Sharma, authorised of Zoomcar India, in a written complaint alleged that one person called Dushyant Chauhan booked an 500 car from on May 16 by paying an initial amount of Rs 6,744 online.

"The vehicle was supposed to be returned on May 17 but he did not return the vehicle. Apart from that, the Global Positioning System (GPS) of the vehicle was removed and the last location of the was found at Mandi, Himachal Pradesh," the complaint read.

According to police, the gang used to hire 500 cars from on fake IDs and take away the car by disabling its

"Based on a tipoff, the police nabbed Shooken from Rohtak, During the interrogation, the accused revealed the involvement of Sachin, who was also arrested," police said.

During interrogation, Shooken said that they have been a customer of for the last 4-5 years. He along with his friends had booked and stolen a number of vehicles from even before, said police.

An FIR has been registered at station. Further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 19:59 IST