Both found involved in other similar cases
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (Delhi Crown): With the arrest of two persons identified as Ratan Singh (46) and Rahul (22), both residents of Najafgarh, the “Anti Auto Theft Squad” of the Dwarka Police claimed to have solved a case of fraudulently withdrawing over Rs one lakh using someone else’s ATM card.
Both the accused belong to the Bawaria gang of Mewat. Several ATM cards of various banks were recovered from their possession, said the local police.
The complainant, an ex-service man, lodged a police complaint claiming that on December 1 he had gone to an ATM to withdraw cash. When he was present inside the ATM, two persons enter the ATM premises and exchanged his ATM card fraudulently.
Later on, when he came out from the ATM and saw that they were five persons on one Scooty and one Motorcycle but at that time he was not aware of the incident.
After sometime he received messages on his mobile phone regarding cash transactions to the tune of Rs 1.05 lakhs using his debit card.
Following the police complaint, a dedicated team lead by Inspector Kamlesh Kumar, the incharge of AATS Dwarka, and comprising Sub-Inspector Vikas Yadav, woman Sub-Inspector Saroj, Head Constables Jitender, Vijay and Sonu, Constables Parvinder, Manish, Inder, and Vinit was constituted under the supervision of ACP Vijay Singh Yadav.
During investigation details of ATM card, which was handed over by culprits to the complainant was obtained and it was found that ATM cardholder is also an old age person and his card was also exchanged fraudulently by the culprits and cash transactions Rs. 28,000/- done from his ATM card.
According to both the complainants, the spot was visited. CCTV footage of the spots and nearby areas as well as the route of the culprits was checked. Local informers were deployed.
Finally at the instance of a police informer, the two suspect persons were apprehended in the presence of complainant and interrogated.
During interrogation, the duo confessed the offence committed by them with their associates. Call Detail Record (CDR) of the culprits was checked and the location of the accused person found in the mobile tower situated near at the spot. After the detailed interrogation and analysis of CDR, both accused persons were arrested in the present case.
During interrogation, they disclosed that the mastermind namely Jony was their relative and resident of Village Ghagot in Palwal district of Haryana. The other two co-accused are known of Jony.
During investigation four ATM cards of various banks were recovered at the instance of the accused. Besides, one Splender Motorcycle and one Scooty used in the commission of the offence, and two mobile phones were also recovered.
Investigation of the case is in-progress and efforts are going on for more recovery, said the police.