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Man wanted in rape, snatching cases arrested

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 27-year-old man, who was wanted in and snatching cases, was arrested in southwest Delhi's Bindapur, police said Tuesday.

The accused was identified as Prince, a resident of Bindapur, they added.

On Saturday, police received information that Prince, who was wanted in a case of registered at station and also in a case of snatching registered at station, would come near Talab Park, Bindapur, to meet someone, Rajiv Ranjan, of Police (Crime), said.

Later, a trap was laid and the accused apprehended.

During interrogation, revealed that on August 24, 2016, he lured a minor girl to his room at Uttam Nagar after telling her to meet her "unwell" sister-in-law. When the girl entered the room, one friend of the accused who was already present in the room, sexually assaulted her, the DCP said.

One more case was registered against in 2014 in which he and his associates snatched a purse from a woman in Bindapur, the DCP added.

To evade his arrest, was constantly changing his residence and used to drive e-rickshaw, Ranjan added.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 22:13 IST