Law catches up with screen villian

January 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) An actor playing a villian in upcoming Bollywood film “Ghost” and his boxer friend were arrested Sunday for stealing a call centre cab, police said.Actor Manish Upadhyay and his friend Mohit Tokas, both in their 20s, were arrested in R.K. Puram area of south Delhi within an hour of committing the crime.

Tokas, a medal winner in the National Boxing Championship, is a Delhi University graduate, while Upadhyay plays the role of the villain in an upcoming movie “Ghost”, a police officer said.

The duo stole the cab of a Gurgaon-based call centre around 12.30 a.m. from Munirka in south Delhi.

Cab driver Jogesh Pal told the police that the youths approached him after he dropped off a female staffer, who was escorted to her home by a guard.

“The duo came near the car and asked the driver to come out but he refused and closed the window. When the guard returned, one of them caught him from the back,” the officer said.

The two then forcibly got in the car and dumped off the guard and driver nearby, before fleeing with the car.

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