Gang of teenage motorcycle thieves nabbed in Ghazhiabad

April 8th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS  

Ghaziabad, April 8 (IANS) Seven teenagers, four of whom are students of Delhi schools, have been caught by the police here for stealing vehicles and six motorcycles were recovered from them, an official said Wednesday.
Circle Officer Rahul Srivastava said the gang was busted when police officials signalled a two-wheeler to stop at Dabur crossing in Ghaziabad’s Indirapuram locality Tuesday night, but the rider tried to flee instead.

The two-wheeler rider was soon caught and during interrogation, he revealed that he was part of a gang of automobile thieves. He identified himself as Aswani, a Class 12 student of a school in neighbouring Delhi, Srivastava said.

Acting on the information he gave in his confessional statement, the police nabbed six other members of the group. Apart from Aswani, three others were also found to be students of Delhi schools and were identified as Sunny alias Sonu, Ravi and Shailendra - all Class 10 students.

The names of the schools they studied in were not disclosed.

The three other gang members were Gaurav, Udairaj and Bhole. All of them were below 18 years of age, Srivastava said.

Six motorcycles were recovered from their possession.

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