Anti Vehicle Theft Team held 1000 cars robber


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September 14, 2018: The Anti Vehicle Theft Team (AVTT) of Manipur police arrested one vehicle lifter who apparently involved in stealing as many as 1000 cars over the year from National Capital Region (NCR).

The vehicle lifter has been identified as Md. Juma Khan alias Armaan son of Md. Rasid Ali of Yairipok Bishnunaha . He had been arrested thrice by Delhi police.

He was arrested yesterday during a drive conducted by AVTT against the culprit involved in stealing vehicles.

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According to the anti vehicle theft team member Roni Mayengbam, Juma Khan disclosed that he was involved in stealing of cars from NCR along with his accomplice in Delhi identified as Arkaan who was arrested by Noida police in the recent past.

Juma Khan gave order to Arkaan for stealing cars from NCR and engaged two other individuals identified Parvez and Asif for stealing and driving them to Manipur, added Roni.

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While driving the cars all the way to North East state to sell them off, they replace the number plates with fake registration numbers of Manipur.

The robber further revealed that the transaction of money for buying and selling of the stolen cars was done by Hundi/Hawala system (illegal money transfer) through GP Fashion shop no. 3 and 4 of Tampha Market, Thangal Bazar owned by one Ghanshyam Prasad, 32, son of Lakhichand Prasad of Telipati, added Roni.

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Ghanshyam was arrested by the anti vehicle theft team along with Rs. 4,50,000 which was handed over by Juma Khan.

Both of them were handed over to Porompat police station, said Roni.


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