Man arrested for stealing luxury cars, supplying them to UP, Kashmir

A 42-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stealing luxury cars at the request of the nation’s capital and supplying the vehicles to UP and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

The accused was identified as Kunal alias Tanuj, a resident of Sangam Vihar in New Delhi, they said, adding that he went by the name “Car Raja”.

A Civil Lines resident, Shwetank Aggarwal, has filed a complaint that his car was stolen from outside his home, police said.

During the investigation, police identified the accused and found he was leading an interstate gang to provide vehicles on demand, a senior police officer said.

On Tuesday, the police were informed that Kunal would come near the monastery market around 6 p.m. to deliver a stolen car and they set a trap.

They saw a Creta car coming from Chandgi Ram Akhara and intercepted the vehicle. Asked about the papers for the car, the driver was unable to produce any, the officer said.

When police records were checked with the license plate, it was revealed that the model and color of the car was the same as their records, but the registration number did not match its registration numbers. engine and chassis, following which the driver was arrested, Deputy Police Commissioner (North) Sagar Singh Kalsi said.

During interrogation, Kunal revealed that he has been stealing cars since 2013 and used to steal luxury cars from Delhi-NCR and supply them to Uttar Pradesh and Kashmir, the police said. police.

He flew on demand. He used to identify the model of vehicle requested and the color available in the city, police said.

Then he would steal license plates from vehicles of the same make, color and model in one area and a car of the same description from another area, DCP said.

He used to replace the original license plates of the stolen car with stolen license plates and parked the vehicle in a random parking lot for a few days to check if the vehicle had been located by the police via GPS, police said.

Later, Kunal used to call his client to another place to deliver the vehicle. He was previously involved in nine criminal cases. Four cars, keys to different cars, tools used to steal cars were seized from his possession, police added.

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