The accused was wished in 8 circumstances of theft, kidnapping and dishonest, police mentioned (Representational)

New Delhi:

A person who would pose as a criminal offense department official, provide to drop individuals in his automobile, rob cash from them and even withdraw money utilizing their ATM playing cards by threatening them at a gun level has been arrested in Trilokpuri, Delhi police mentioned Thursday.

Mukesh, the accused, would at instances carry wi-fi units to look convincing as a CBI or crime department official earlier than his targets. He would then befriend the goal, often at a bus cease, by pretending to journey in the identical course because the particular person’s vacation spot.

An affiliate of Mukesh would then arrive in a automobile and provide them a carry. When the goal would get into the car, one other man already seated within the car would play messages on the wi-fi set to mislead the sufferer into believing that he’s a CBI or crime department official.

Then, at an remoted place, they might rob the particular person at gun level. They might additionally withdraw cash from their victims’ financial institution accounts utilizing their ATM playing cards, a police officer mentioned.

They might drop the sufferer at a “protected place” and escape within the car, the officer mentioned.

Police mentioned the matter got here to mild after a number of such incidents had been reported to them.

On June 30, a person complained to police that he was robbed by the gang of Rs 1,70,000 when he was going to Burari in North Delhi.

“On Wednesday, we acquired a tip about Mukesh, the chief of the gang. He was evading arrest in a number of circumstances of theft, kidnapping, theft and dishonest and was at his home in Trilokpuri. Our group laid a entice and arrested him,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Bhisham Singh mentioned.

Throughout interrogation, Mukesh disclosed that he and his two associates, each residents of Trilokpuri, had been robbing individuals by posing as police officers, Mr Singh mentioned.

Mukesh was wished in eight circumstances of theft, kidnapping and dishonest in South and Trans Yamuna space in Delhi, in keeping with police.

Police are actually attempting to arrest his associates.