TWO NOTORIOUS MEMBERS OF INTERSTATE GANG OF CARJACKERS ARRESTED.
ONE CASE OF CARJACKING AND ONE OF MV THEFT WORKED OUT.
ACCUSED ARIF IS A CONVICT IN CASES OF LUCKNOW AND DELHI.
Crime Branch has apprehended two carjackers namely Arif @ Pappy @ Sameer (28 years) s/o Noor Mohd. r/o K-1828, Jahangirpuri, Delhi and Rajesh Tomar (22 years) s/o Late Rajender Singh r/o 542, Gali No. 18, Sangam Vihar, Delhi and has worked out one sensational case of carjacking and one of Motor Vehicle theft in Delhi. One stolen motorcycle has been recovered from their possession.
On 16.02.2014, one taxi driver namely Bashir went to Gurgaon in his Innova MUV bearing No.HR-55-LT-4083. Some passengers boarded the car and when the car reached near Palam flyover, three passengers overpowered the driver at knife-point. They beat up the driver and threw him out near the Airport. When the driver informed his owner in this regard, the owner immobilised the car with the help of GPS system installed in the car. The car was later found abandoned near Shastri Park area.
INFORMATION AND TEAM:-
In view of the rising incidents of carjacking, especially in the area of South West Delhi around Airport and Delhi Cantt., Anti-Robbery Cell (ARC) of Crime Branch was entrusted with the task of collecting/developing information about the carjackers. A team led by Inspr Kuldeep and comprising of SIs Neeraj, PC Yadav, Sanjay Neolia, Vijay, Cts Ravinder, B. Sawta, Ranjit and Nityanand was constituted under the close supervision of ACP KPS Malhotra, and overall guidance of DCP Bhisham Singh to crack such blind cases. On 02.04.2014, the efforts put in by the police team bore fruitful results when specific information was received by SI Neeraj that accused Arif @ Pappy and Rajesh are involved in case of carjacking in which they had robbed an Innova but couldn't dispose it off as the same was immobilised by the GPS enabled device.
The information was further developed and a trap was laid by the team near More Lane, Delhi Cantt.-Dwarka road. Two persons were seen coming on motorcycle No.DL-6-SAD-4242 from Palam Airport side. They were signalled to stop but they tried to run away. The motorcycle was promptly intercepted and both the persons were apprehended. Their interrogation revealed that the recovered motorcycle was stolen from PS Uttam Nagar area. A case vide FIR No.148/13 u/s 379 IPC, PS Uttam Nagar, Delhi was found registered in this regard.
During sustained interrogation, it was revealed that both the accused Arif and Rajesh Tomar had stolen one Honda Stunner motorcycle No.DL-6-SAD-4242 from Uttam Nagar area for using the same in commission of crime.
On 16.02.2014, accused Arif @ Sameer s/o Noor Mohd. and Rajesh Tomar s/o Narender alongwith their associates Dalip s/o Munna Lal & Mukul both r/o Kacchi Colony, Anamika Talkies, Oil Mill Road, Tundla, Firozabad, UP, Sandeep @ Lalaram r/o Village Kanawani, Ghaziabad, UP, went to Gurgaon in one Indigo car driven by Sandeep. Out of these five, three accused persons namely Rajesh, Dalip and Mukul pretended as passengers and boarded the Innova MUV No. HR-55-LT-4083. Arif and Sandeep followed the Innova MUV in their Indigo car for backup. When the Innova MUV reached near Palam flyover, accused Dalip brandished a knife and overpowered the driver of the car. Thereafter, they dumped the driver of the Innova MUV namely Bashir towards Airport side and they drove the car to Shastri Park area.
However, the car was immobilised with the help of GPS system installed in it and the accused persons had to run away from there in their Tata Indigo car leaving the robbed Innova MUV abandoned. A case vide FIR No.106/14, dated 16.02.2014, u/s 392/34 IPC was registered at PS Delhi Cantt., Delhi.
During further interrogation, it was revealed that the accused Dilip and Mukul are hardcore criminals. Accused Dilip is the leader of the gang. Both of them are previously involved in several criminal cases and are presently lodged in Firozabad Jail.
1. Accused Arif @ Pappy @ Sameer (28 years) was born at Kacchi Colony, Anamika Talkies, Oil Mill Road, Tundla, Etah, UP, in a poor family. His father used to work in a meat factory. He has two brothers and one sister. He was sent to Government School at his native village but he could not continue his studies due to poor family conditions and left the school after 5th standard. At the age of 20, he came to Delhi and began to work as a taxi driver.
Later, he came in contact with Ikram and Jai Prakash. On 19.05.2011, he and his associates namely Ikram and Jai Prakash robbed a Truck/Container No.HR-38Q-5469 loaded with 205 Air Conditioners by drugging the driver and helper. A case vide FIR No.154/2011 u/s 379/365/393/328/411/34 IPC was registered at PS Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi. All the accused persons were arrested in the case.
After this, he started working as driver at a call center at Malviya Nagar. He alongwith his associates Surender and Mani stole the Tavera Car of his employer by using a duplicate key. A case vide FIR No.829/08, u/s 379 IPC was registered at PS Malviya Nagar, Delhi. Accused persons kept on using the stolen car for two years. In year 2010, all the accused persons were arrested in Lucknow with this stolen Car. Prohibited medicines were also recovered from the accused persons. Previous involvements of accused are mentioned below:
OKHALA INDUSTRIAL AREA
8/18/21 NDPS ACT & 41.1 CrPC, 411 IPC
HUSSAINGANJ, LUCKNOW, UP.
2. Accused Rajesh Tomar (22 years) was born in Mohalla Khalil Ganj, Tehsil Jalesar, Distt. Etah, UP. His father was engaged in sale purchase of goats. He has four brothers and one sister. He went to a private school in his native village but left his studies after 5th class. After the death of his father, his family shifted to Delhi and started his own work from his rented house at Sangam Vihar. He came in contact with Dalip as his paternal aunt of Delhi was also residing in his vicinity. Rajesh stole a motorcycle from the area of PS Uttam Nagar with the help of Arif. He also actively participated in carjacking case of Delhi Cantt. area. No other previous involvement of Rajesh has come to notice.
Accused persons have been arrested and concerned police stations have been informed accordingly. Efforts are being made to trace their remaining associates.
(RAVINDRA SINGH YADAV)IPS
ADDL. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
RECENT SENSATIONAL ATTEMPT TO MURDER OF A BOUNCER OF A HAPPENING PUB IN RAJOURI GARDEN, SOLVED.
ACCUSED TARUSH @ TASHU ARRESTED WITH HIS ASSOCIATE AND ONE 7.65 MM SOPHISTICATED PISTOL USED IN CRIME RECOVERED ALONGWITH 3 LIVE CARTRIDGES.
DISCLOSES REVENGE TO HIS EARLIER BEATING BY BOUNCERS AS MOTIVE OF CRIME.
Crime Branch has detected the sensational attempt to murder case of a bouncer of a well known pub situated in Rajouri Garden, West Delhi on 2.04.2014 and arrested the main accused Tarush @ Tashu near Peeragarhi Chowk, Delhi alongwith his associate Sukhwinder @ Sonu on 03.04.2014. One 7.65 mm sophisticated pistol used in the crime has been recovered from the possession of the accused Tashu alongwith 3 live cartridges.
On 01.04.2014, a PCR call was received at PS Rajouri Garden that a bouncer of Aqua Lounge Bar has been shot outside the pub. On this, local police reached the spot and the victim was immediately rushed to nearby Nursing Home for treatment. A case vide FIR No. 382/14 dated 02.04.2014 u/s 341/307/308/506/34 IPC r/w 25/27 Arms Act was registered at PS Rajouri Garden. During investigation, name of one Tashu, a local goon, surfaced as the main assailant and several teams were constituted to nab him.
INFORMATION, TEAM AND OPERATION:-
On 03.04.2014, secret information was received by HC Virender Singh of South-Western Range of Crime Branch that the accused would come near DTC Bus Depot, Peera Garhi Chowk alomgwith his associates to meet his aides. A team led by Insprs Yashpal Singh & Keshav Mathur and comprising of SIs Naresh Sangwan, Sharad Kumar, Rajbir Singh, HCs Virender Singh, Gobind, Yashpal, Sanjay, Ravindra, and Cts Rajeev Sahrawat and Praveen Kumar was promptly constituted to nab the criminals under close supervision of ACP Hoshiyar Singh and DCP Bhisham Singh.
The team laid a trap near expected place of arrival of the accused persons. The accused persons were spotted near Peera Garhi Depot and were successfully apprehended by the police team. They were identified as Tarush @ Tashu and Sukhwinder @ Sonu. On cursory search, one 7.65 mm sophisticated pistol loaded with 3 live cartridges was recovered from the possession of the accused Tarush @ Tashu and subsequently, he was booked under Arms Act.
INTERROGATION & DISCLOSURE:-
On interrogation, both the accused persons confessed their involvement in the above-mentioned crime. They disclosed the background that in the night of 16.02.2014, accused Tashu was beaten up by the bouncers of the pub while he was under influence of liquor in a party organized by him in White Walker, West Gate Mall, Rajouri Garden, on the occasion of birth of his daughter. The victim Pankaj was also present in White Walker pub and had joined the bouncers of the White Walker pub in beating accused Tarush @ Tashu. Regarding this incident, Tashu had got registered a case vide FIR No.165/14 dated 16.02.2014 u/s 341/323/41 IPC at PS Rajouri Garden against the bouncers.
Later on 01.04.2014, Tashu alongwith his associates Sukhwinder @ Sonu, Raju r/o Raghuvir Nagar, Ajeem r/o Bara Hindu Rao and Tejpal @ Kake planned to teach a lesson to the bouncers of the pub. Under the influence of liquor and equipped with baseball bats and pistols, they reached Aqua Lounge Bar, thrashed the bouncer Pankaj Kumar s/o Jai Bhagwan r/o Panipat, Haryana with baseball bats. They dragged the bouncer outside the pub where Tashu fired upon him. Bouncer Pankaj Kumar got severe injuries on his forearms and head, and a bullet injury on his right leg. After this, the accused persons fled away from the spot and a case of attempt to murder was registered against them.
On sustained interrogation, the accused Tarush @ Tashu disclosed that he hails from Mohalla Paschim Thok, Ganj Dundwada, District Etah, UP and his real name is Mohd. Tabish. His family is residing at his native place and his real father Pyare Mian is running a cement shop in the locality. After completing his studies upto 10th standard in a local school of Ganj Dundwada, Etah, the accused came to Delhi about 6-7 years back and started residing with his Bua (father’s sister) in Vishnu Garden area. After some time, he started business of ‘jeans’ from Gandhi Nagar, Delhi area and opened a shop in Raghuvir Nagar area of West Delhi.
He used to visit the malls and pubs situated in Rajouri Garden area of West Delhi regularly and during this course, in the year 2010, he came in contact with a girl of village Mundka and solemnised love marriage with her in April, 2011. Because of this marriage, he was expelled by his family and he now resides in West Delhi with his wife. During this course, his wife gave birth to two kids and finally, they started residing with the parents of his wife in Swaran Park, Mundka, Delhi. Since then, he changed his name to Tarush @ Tashu.
Also, in the case dated 16.02.2014, registered at PS Rajouri Garden against the bouncers of a pub, the accused had registered his name as Tarush s/o Rajender Lakra r/o H.No.3/34, Swaran Park, Mundka, New Delhi, as the complainant.
During preliminary interrogation, the accused Tashu revealed his name and address as Tarush s/o Rajender Lakra r/o H.No.3/34, Swaran Park, Mundka, New Delhi. Only after diligent questioning by Crime Branch team, he revealed his background and real name/ identity.
The other arrested accused Sukhwinder @ Sonu is residing with his family. He is a dropout from 10th class from a local school in Tilak Nagar. He is a close and old friend of accused Tashu and also used to visit the pubs regularly with him.
Accused Tashu has further revealed that he had purchased the weapon used in crime for Rs. 35,000/- from one of his friends who used to meet him regularly in the pub. Efforts are being made to arrest the remaining absconding accused persons including the source of illicit weapon. Local police officials of PS Rajouri Garden have been informed regarding arrest of the accused persons.
The staff of P.S. Mianwali Nagar, West District has arrested two person namely Rajesh @ Chaman S/O Gulab R/O W-12/118 T- Huts Camp No.4 Jwalapuri, Delhi and Sanju S/O Chunnilal R/O C-425 Gali No.8 Mangolpuri,Delhi on charge of burglaries in area of P.S Mianwali Nagar.
In view of recent spate of burglaries in the area of P.S Mianwali Nagar patrolling teams were formed under supervision of ACP/ Punjabi Bagh and SHO/Mianwali Nagar. During intervening night of 31.03.2014 and 01.04.2014 while patrolling ASI Satbir Singh alongwith beat staff apprehended two person roaming in suspicious conditions. During their search house breaking implements were recovered from them. On further interrogation their identity was established as Rajesh @ Chaman S/O Gulab R/O W-12/118 T- Huts Camp No.4 Jwalapuri, Delhi and Sanju S/O Chunnilal R/O C-425 Gali No.8 Mangolpuri, Delhi. Accordingly, they were arrested in FIR No. 188/14, U/S 457/380/411/34 IPC on basis of their disclosure statement after completing all formalities and investigation taken up.
INTERROGATION & MODUS OPERANDI
The above said accused during sustained interrogation disclosed their involvement alongwith two other person namely Kewal S/O Suraj and Jeete R/O T Huts Jwalapuri. With their arrest six cases of burglary in grocery shops in Jwalapuri and one burglary attempt in DSIDC Udhyog Nagar have been solved. According to them they were all jobless and smack addict to bear the expenditure of smack and their daily expenses they formed gang. They used to visit their target during day and then after proper planning used to enter premises after breaking lock and walk away with booty. The investigation of case is in progress the co associates have been identified and will be arrested soon.
The staff involved in good work is being rewarded suitably.
(RANVIR SINGH) IPS
DY. COMMISIONER OF POLICE
WEST DISTRICT: NEW DELHI.
ONE BOOTLEGGER ARRESTED AND
15 CARTONS OF ILLISCIT LIQUOR RECOVERED
The staff of police station Nihal Vihar, West District has done good work by arresting one bootlegger namely Bunty and recovered 15 cartons (total 733 quarters) of illicit liquor from his possession.
NAME & PROFILE OF ACCUSED ARRESTED
1. Bunty S/o Munnalal R/o H.No. 15A Amar Colony, Nangloi, Delhi, age 23 years.
2. Case FIR no. 57/11, U/S 33 Delhi Excise Act, PS AmanVihar, Delhi
1. 13 Cartons of Asli Santra Masaledar Desi Sharab (for sale in Haryana only) each containing 50 quarters.
2. One carton of Episode Superior Grain Whisky (for sale in Haryana only) containing 35 quarters.
3. One carton of Episode Superior Grain Whisky (for Sail in Only Haryana) having 48 quarters.
On 3/4/2014 at 1:45 PM Ct. Shukhlal No. 3076/W was on patrolling duty near Water plant, electric transformer Amar colony, Nangloi, Delhi. He spotted a person, who was hiding something in the bushes. On suspicion Ct. Shukhlal No. 3076/W has apprehended the person namely Bunty. On checking 15 cartons of illicit liquor (for sale in Haryana) were recovered from his possession. 13 Cartoons containing 650 quarters of ASLI SANTRA MASALEDAR DESI SARAB FOR SALE IN HARYANA ONLY and two cartons containing 83 quarters of EPISODE SUPERIOR GRAIN WHISKY FOR SAIL IN ONLY HARYANA has been seized in the case FIR No. 234/14 , Dated 3/4/2014, u/s 33 Delhi Excise Act at PS Nihal Vihar and accused arrested.
On sustained interrogation accused Bunty disclosed that he procured the illicit liquor from Haryana through Tikri Border for sell them in Delhi on higher rates.
The Police personnel involved in good work are being rewarded suitably.
(RANVIR SINGH) IPS
DY. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
WEST DISTRICT, NEW DELHI.
PROCLAIMED OFFENDER ARRESTED.
The staff of PS Paschim Vihar, West District has arrested a Proclaimed offender namely Rajesh @ Raje Bhati S/o Har Dutt Sharma R/o VPO Kannoda, Distt Jhajjar, Haryana age 35 yrs.
PO DECLARED IN CASE :-
FIR No. 554/2000 U/S 186/353/332/411/34 IPC & 25,27 A. Act P.S. Rohini (South) Delhi, declared P.O. by the court of Sh. Dharmender Singh, MM, Rohini, Delhi on 11-9-13.
FIR No. 85/2005 U/S 379/411 IPC P.S. Kharkhoda, Haryana, declared P.O. by the court of Sh. Rajesh Gupta, JMIC, Sonipat Haryana on 11.4.09.
INCIDENT AND TEAM
A secret information was received by PO Staff of PS Paschim Vihar that P.O. namely Rajesh @ Raje Bhati S/O Har Dutt Sharma R/O VPO Kannoda, Distt Jhajjar, Haryana who was declared PO FIR No. 554/2000 U/S 186/353/332/411/34 IPC & 25,27 A. Act P.S. Rohini (South) Delhi, declared P.O. by the court of Sh. Dharmender Singh, MM, Rohini, Delhi on 11-9-13 is coming at Tikri Border, Delhi. The team comprising SI Joginder ASI Satbir ASI Rajesh & HC Rajender arrested the P.O. Rajesh @ Raje infront of Tikri Border, Delhi. The team has arrested 59 P.O.’s during the current year (3 months) by showing dedication/devotion in discharging their official duties. The team had also made a record of arresting 217 P.O.’s in the last year.
The staff involved in good work is being rewarded suitably.
The staff of PS Tilak Nagar, West District has arrested two desperate robbers namely Devender Sahu and Santosh and one country made pistol, one toy pistol, two live cartridges, one button actuated Knife & one Dagger have been recovered from their possession.
NAME & PROFILE OF ACCUSED ARRESTED
1. Devender Sahu S/o Ramakant Sahu R/o VPO-Murechi, Distt.-Eta, UP. Age-20 years. He is staying at the residence of one of his relatives in Chaukhandi who is having a tea stall. Presently, he is working at a Halwai shop in Choukhandi. He came to Delhi six years ago and studied up to seventh Class. He came in to contact of one of his associates who is also his relative and provided him weapon.
2. Santosh S/o Suresh R/o Vill-Mesavali PS-Souro, Distt- Kasganj, UP. Age-22 years. He is presently staying in Sangam Vihar and was working as Electrician. He came to Delhi 2 &1/2 yrs ago. He came in contact with his associate Devender in the area of Sangam Vihar to where Devender used to go to meet his relative.
1. One loaded country made pistol.
2. One Toy Pistol.
3. Two live cartridges.
4. One Button actuated Knife.
5. One Dagger.
CASE WORKED OUT:-
1. Case FIR No.374/14, Dt. 03.04.14 u/s 452/393/398/34 IPC, PS Tilak Nagar,
INCIDENT,TEAM AND ARREST
On 3/4/2014, at 8.32PM a PCR call was received in PS- Tilak Nagar vide DD No-28A that robbers have entered in a house. The local police comprising ASI Mangu Lal ,HC Deep Chand No. 89/W, HC Jai Bhagwan No. 1059/W, Ct Naresh No. 2190/W, Ct Mahender No. 861/W and Inspr. Jitender Malik, SHO/Tilak Nagar immediately rushed to the place of occurrence i.e. B-592-593, DDA Flat, Chaukhandi, Tilak Nagar, Delhi where local residents handed over two accused persons to the police. The statement of the complainant Smt. Ekta Batra w/o Sh. Umesh Kumar Batra R/o B-592-593, DDA Flat, Chaukhandi, Tilak Nagar, New Delhi was recorded who stated that she is staying at the above mentioned address along with her family, at about 8:15 PM she noticed that one person was trying to enter her house by opening the gate. When she questioned him, he pushed her inside and forcibly entered her house. Three more persons followed him. They immediately took out their weapons and threatened her to handover whatever is present in the house. She snatched the weapon from one of the accused and raised an alarm. She also pushed him behind as a result of which he fell down in the stairs. The neighbor responded promptly and succeeded in apprehending two accused persons namely Devender Sahu S/o Rama Kant and Santosh S/o Suresh while they were trying to flee in the street. In the meantime, remaining two accused manage to escape. Consequently, a case vide FIR No-374/14 dated-3/4/14 U/s-452/393/398/34 IPC PS- Tilak Nagar, was registered on her statement and investigation taken up.
On sustained interrogation, the accused were identified as Devender Sahu S/o Rama Kant Sahu R/o VPO- Murechi, Distt.- Eta, UP and Santosh S/o Suresh R/o VPO- Mesavali, PS-Souro, Distt. Kasganj, UP and one country made pistol, one toy pistol, two live cartridges, one button actuated Knife & one Dagger have been recovered from their possession. The brave lady had snatched the pistol from accused Devender Shahu. They disclosed that due to poor economical family background, they left their schooling right from childhood and got in contact with bad elements and started committing crime. The absconding accuseds have been identified as Mukesh and Shivam. Teams have already been constituted for the arrest of remaining accused. Further investigation is on to ascertain the source of supply of weapon.
Staff involved in good work is being rewarded suitably.
ASIT MITTAL, BUILDER AND DIRECTOR OF ADVANTAGE ENGINEERS DEVELOPMENT PVT. LTD. WAS ARRESTED FRO DUPING 200 SMALL INVESTORS.
Anti Land and Building Racket Section of Economic Offences Wing, Crime Branch arrested builder Asit Mittal S/o K.C.Mittal R/o A-7, Sector-50, Noida, Gautam Budh Nagar, UP, aged 46 years, a qualified Business Administrator from IMT Ghaziabad, in Connection with case FIR No. 21/12 PS EOW, u/s 406/420/120-B IPC registered in respect of project launched by Advantage Engineers and Development Pvt. Ltd., namely “Shivkala Glamour City, Faridabad, Haryana. A Large number of general public invested (APPROXIMATELY 200 INVESTORS) in the said project. They alleged that the company/firm in connivance with other Directors and other person cheated the general public on pretext of the pre-launch project. The alleged company/firm has not delivered the flats as promised to be delivered by the end of December, 2010.
The complainant reported that the alleged firm/company M/s Advantage Engineers and Developers Pvt. Ltd. presented a rosy picture and allured him to invest in the project named as SHIVKALA GLAMOUR CITY which was to come up at Sector-49, Faridabad, Haryana. The complainants were told by the alleged that the construction work shall start by May 2007. The accused persons entered into agreement with the investors/complainants and collected huge money as booking amount. At the time of entering into the agreement for booking of plots/flats the alleged company was not having valid license, NOC, permission by the Director, Town and country planning Haryana. Further the accused persons entered into an agreement to sell for the same property with one M/s Dream Town Properties Ltd. Thus the accused persons neither returned the booking amount nor started the said project
The account opening form of aforesaid company revealed that accused Asit Mitttal and Mahim Mittal both S/o K.C. Mittal are the authorized persons on behalf of the company and all the cheques were found credited in the account of the company in which they are signatories.
Accused Asit Mittal was not arrested in any cases earlier. He has also been found involved in following cases:-
1. Case FIR No. 65/12, dt.12.06.2012 U/s 409/420/467/468/471/120-B IPC PS EOW.
2. Case FIR No. 143/12 dt. 19.10.12 U/s 409/420/467/468/471/120-B IPC PS EOW.
3. Case FIR No.62/12, U/s 409/420/467/468/471/120-B IPC PS EOW.
4. FIR No. 809/12 (Criminal Case No. 936/12) dt. 29.09.2012 U/s 420/467/468/471/120-B/34/147/452/323/448/504/506 IPC PS Sector – 58, Noida.
With the arrest of three desperate criminals involved in cloning of Credit Card to cheat several persons, the police staff of Police Station Barakhamba Road, New Delhi District has busted a gang of cheats and recovered the machine being used for cloning of credit cards, laptop and vehicle used by them.
On 31.03.2014, a secret information was received by HC Girish Tyagi No. 177/ND of Police Station Barakhamba Road, that some persons who used to clone credit card are in the area of Connaught Place and they are searching for Credit Cards swapping machine of any business outlet to use cloned credit cards. Their target was to withdraw money from the accounts of unknown foreign nationals with the help of cloned credit cards, where in the information of actual credit card are embedded. Immediately the information was shared by Inspr. Swedesh Prakash, SHO/B K Road with senior officers of New Delhi District and raiding party under the supervision of Sh. Pawan Kumar, ACP/ Connaught Place and the leadership of Inspr. Swadesh Prakash, SHO/B K Road alongwith SI Rajesh Kumar No. D/4938, HC Girish Tyagi No. 177/ND, HC Ramphool No. 116/ND, Ct Anil No. 747/ND was constituted under.
The modus operandi of arrested persons was to buy data from hackers through net and then download it onto the laptop. After this, they used to connect MSR with laptop and with particular software, they used to transfer data into MSR. And after transferring the data they used to clone it on the credit cards. Thereafter, they used to swipe it off on swapping machine and transfer the money in the account of the owner of the machine and used to share it 50/50 % or 70/30 % basis.
Team Operation and arrest
The criminals were contacted through secret informer and were called at Check-Inn Hotel Babar Road, New Delhi. Where, as per the prior briefing the Hotel staff allowed the criminal namely Raj Kumar s/o Shri Bhikam Singh r/o 38/D, Puspanjali Colony, Sevla Sarai, Gwalior Road, Agra, UP to swipe the cloned credit card. The accused Raj Kumar swiped the cloned credit card and a transaction was effected. The accused was asked to come again on the pretext of distribution of money, to which accused Raj Kumar came in front of Check-Inn Hotel on 02.04.14 along with his two associates namely Vishal Singh @ Baba s/o Sh. Hazari Lal Singh r/o 62 A, Dashrat Kunj, Arjun Nagar, Agra, UP & Ankur Sharm s/o Sh. Shyam Sunder Sharma r/o C-17, Savan Park, Ashok Vihar, Phase – III, Delhi. They were carrying a laptop, card cloning machine/ Magnetic Strip Reader in a Swift Car. The criminals operated their machines the
making of the clone credit card. Vishal Singh provides the data of foreign nationals. Vishal Singh and Ankur Sharma are in touch with Nigerians in the commissions of the offence. The criminals were nabbed swiftly along with the laptop, credit card clone machine, cloned credit cards.
Profile of the accused
1. Raj Kumar s/o Shri Bhikam Singh r/o 38/D, Puspanjali Colony, Sevla Sarai, Gwalior Road, Agra, UP. Accused Raj Kumar ran a home furnishing shop at TDI Mall. He is a matriculate.
2. Vishal Singh @ Baba s/o Sh Hazari Lal Singh r/o 62 A, Dashrat Kunj, Arjun Nagar, Agra, UP. Accused Vishal Singh was arrested by Agra Police in case FIR NO. 580/08 at 21.09.08 u/s 420/467/468/471 IPC and 43/65/66 IT Act, PS Sadar, Agra, UP, where he has involved in case of the same modus operandi. He was a Taxi Driver and a customer taught him how to clone credit cards. He studied up to 8th standard.
3. Ankur Sharma s/o Sh Shyam Sunder Sharma r/o C-17, Savan Park, Ashok Vihar, Phase- III, Delhi. Accused Ankur Sharma is in the business of Tour and Travels. He studied up to 12thstandard.