The duo had attempted to loot an ATM in village Khaira
New Delhi, Aug. 27 (Delhi Crown): Two noted criminals – Rishi Sharma alias Bhajji (30) and Vikas alias Golu (33) hailing from Kheda Dabar village in South-West Delhi were nabbed by the Dwarka District Police for their involvement in the alleged attempt to break an ATM in village Khaira (near Najafgarh) two days ago, confirmed Dwarka DCP Harsha Vardhan on Saturday (Aug 27).
The duo was arrested on Thursday in a joint operation by Chhawla and Jaffarpur Kalan police stations. They were found to be involved in other crimes in the past too.
According to Dwarka DCP Harsha Vardhan, the Branch Manager of Indian Bank’s Khaira branch had lodged an FIR on Aug. 23 regarding an attempt to break the ATM by unknown persons. Subsequent to the filing of the case, investigation was initiated by the local police.
On the basis of technical and manual surveillance, the police teams zeroed in on Rishi Sharma and Vikas, both residents of village Kheda Dabar. Raids were conducted at their possible hide outs in Delhi, but in vain.
The local police also alerted their secret informers and analysed the CCTVs installed near the Indian Bank branch. Soon a tipoff was received by the local police about movement of two suspicious persons in the area, and that they would arrive at the Chhawla drain on Aug. 25.
A trap was laid at the said spot and the duo was apprehended.
During frisking, one country-made pistol and two live cartridges were recovered from their possession. As per the recovered arms and ammunition, an FIR was registered under the Arms Act at Chhawla police station. The police team which cracked the case included police personnel of Chhawla and Jaffarpur Kalan police stations.
The police teams were led Chhawla SHO Pankaj Kumar, and comprised of Sub-Inspector Bijender, ASI Manoj Kumar, ASI Dharmender, HC Bhupender Singh, and Constable Devender, under the overall supervision of Najafgarh ACP Jitender Patel.