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23-year-old burglar, inspired by John Abraham's character in Dhoom, arrested

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 23-year-old suspected burglar, who was inspired by the character portrayed by in the film 'Dhoom', was arrested from near Nagar area, police said Wednesday.

The accused was identified as Jitender, they said.

Acting on a tip-off, a trap was laid at around 6.40 pm on Monday and a biker was intercepted, said of

During interrogation, revealed that he had carried out several burglaries in Nagar, Bindapur and Dabri area.

is a notorious criminal and has been arrested earlier in several

other cases, the DCP said, adding that the accused kept a loaded fire-arm with him during burglaries.

An avid movie lover, he was inspired by the character Kabir portrayed by Abraham in the film 'Dhoom', added.

A motorcycle, one country-made pistol and a live round of 8 mm were seized from his possession, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 19:20 IST
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