Three held for stealing nine bikes from North Campus
New Delhi: Their passion for driving high-end motorcycles drove these youths to rob bikes from college students. After a spate of incidents involving thefts of superbikes from DU’s North Campus, Delhi Police busted the gang of three responsible for the thefts.
Additional DCP (north) Harendra Singh said the accused were identified as Sushant (19), Shan Mohammad (25) and Kamru Jama (23). Cops recovered four Royal Enfield bikes, three scooties and one KTM and Yamaha FZ bike each from the accused’s possession.
The trio came on the police’s radar after a number of robberies were reported from Model Town area near North Campus. In most of these cases, the thieves had stolen recently bought high-end motorcycles. The information was subsequently relayed to nearby areas and a team, led by SHO Burari Manoj Kumar and SI Pankaj Thakran, started gathering information.
On Friday evening, policemen set up a picket on Nathu Pura Road in north Delhi. The accused, riding a stolen bike, saw the cops and im- mediately took a U-turn and tried to flee but were nabbed by the officers. Upon checking the details of the Royal Enfield bike that they were travelling on, it was found to be stolen from north Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar on January 29.
During interrogation, the accused told the police that they broke the locks of brand new motorcycles and tried selling them in the grey market to earn quick bucks.
The stolen bikes included 4 Royal Enfields and a KTM