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Two bag lifters arrested

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

"Acting on specific inputs, the sleuths of anti robbery cell of Crime branch arrested Yousf and Mohammed Aajam Khan alias Bittu from near NDPL power house in Rohini Sector 11 yesterday when they came to dispose off some stolen goods," DCP Crime and Railways, S B S Tyagi, said.

Among other things, a motorcycle without a registration number, which was stolen from Vijay Vihar, has been recovered from them.

The accused targeted passengers waiting at bus stops in Uttam Nagar, Pheera Garhi Chowk, Punjabi Bagh and Vikas Puri areas, the official said.

Both of them, residents of Sultanpuri, are drug addicts and used the money to fund this habit.

With the arrests, police claim to have solved two cases.

Bittu was facing a non-bailable warrant for failing to appear before the court after being released on bail in one of these.

First Published: Mon, November 05 2012. 19:45 IST