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Two men who stole 100 new cars held

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Two men who were involved in stealing 100 new cars over the past two decades in and adjoining states have been finally arrested, a said on Thursday.

Kunal, 40, a resident of here, and Shahid, 35, who hails from Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, were caught on Wednesday night near the in Shahdara when they had come to steal a new Brezza car.

Four new stolen Brezza cars were recovered from them.

"Working on a tip off, a trap was laid by the police," of said.

"Our men asked them to surrender but they did not. Instead, and reversed their stolen car and hit the police vehicle. They also sped past three policemen. They showed a toy gun and tried to escape but were apprehended," Yadav said.

During interrogation, disclosed that he had stolen 100 new cars. Police said he was an expert in stealing a car within eight to 10 minutes.

He would sell the car to his contacts for Rs 50-60,000.

While stealing cars, always put on a mask so that he was not recognized in CCTV footage and wore gloves to avoid leaving fingerprints, the added.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 18:30 IST
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