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Inter-state gang busted, 29 stolen vehicles recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Fatehgarh Sahib 

The police today arrested four persons and claimed to have busted a gang that allegedly stole vehicles in Delhi, and several other states.

"The gang used to steal vehicles from Punjab, Delhi, UP, Maharashtra, and Gurgaon," IG, Patiala zone, Amardeep Singh Rai said.

"As many as 29 stolen vehicles, including SUVs worth Rs 3.50 crore were recovered from their possession," he said.

"During the preliminary questioning, the accused admitted to have stolen 56 vehicles," he said.

Balwinder Singh, a resident of Dhapi in Amritsar was the kingpin of the gang who was among those who had been arrested, he claimed.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team arrested Balwinder Singh, Simarjeet Singh, and one more person, Rai said.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 22:42 IST