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Gang of auto-lifters busted, 5 held

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Police have arrested five persons for allegedly selling stolen cars by posting advertisements on e-commerce websites, and recovered six luxury cars from their possession here.

Senior Superintendent of Police Salman Taj Patil said that during routine checking, Sahibabad police detained five persons for moving suspiciously at Tulsi Niketan trisection at UP-border at Wazirabad road.

Upon frisking their belongings, police recovered two country-made pistols, cartridges and knives from their possession. They have been identified as Anuj, Shakir, Aamir, Faizan and Rajendra.

During interrogation, all of them confessed that they used to sell high-end luxury cars at dirt cheap prices through an e-commerce website.

Upon getting tips from them, police seized eight cars which were stationed at different parking places and houses, the officer added.

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First Published: Sun, November 27 2016. 00:22 IST