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Two arrested for stealing mobile phones

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two men were arrested for their alleged involvement in changing the IMEI numbers of stolen and then selling them, police said today.

On March 5, Yunus (23) was caught at picket and a was recovered.

The recovered was found to be stolen from The accused revealed that he was going to a mobile shop for getting the IMEI number changed so that he could dispose of the easily, police said.

Subsequently, Parmod (28) was also nabbed from a shop near Geeta Bhawan Bhola Nath Nagar, they said.

During interrogation, it was found that Yunus had given many stolen to Parmod for changing their IMEI numbers, police said.

After changing the IMEI numbers, Parmod used to sell the stolen mobile phones, a CPU, six IMEI number changing devices, a key, several old mobile phones, whose IMEI numbers had to be inscribed on the stolen phones, were recovered, they added.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 23:40 IST