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Four Sri Lankans arrested in India for stealing money from car

INDIA: Four Sri Lankans have been arrested in India for stealing large sums of money from a car.

According to The Hindustan Times, the Police in Ludhiana, in Punjab arrested four people from Sri Lanka linked to a gang, for allegedly stealing Indian INR 57.40 lakh from a car after breaking its window panes with a slingshot.

The Police also recovered INR 46.50 lakh from the possession of the accused, who reportedly spoke Tamil. The accused lived in temporary shanties in New Delhi and other different states and have conducted multiple thefts in the past.

Commissioner of Police Mandeep Singh Sidhu said that the police scanned CCTV footage and traced the thieves who operated as a gang named ‘Thak Thak’, which is based in the Madangir Colony in South Delhi. He said that to nab the miscreants, Police teams led by Joint Commissioner Police Soumya Mishra, ADCP(investigation) Rupinder Kaur Sra and ACP Ramandeep Bhullar had conducted raids at Ferozepur’s Dana Mandi and other locations.

He said that the thieves, who would be produced in court, were not expecting the amount to be so huge and that they avoided using mobile phones and other technical gadgets to escape the Police.


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