After a person was kidnapped from Mohan Garden, the Delhi Police on Sunday said that they had arrested a member from a gang of carjackers. The victim identified as Rijwal was rescued by the police within a few minutes after the incident of kidnapping was reported, the DCP (operations) Sharat Kumar Sinha said.
Delhi Police arrested a member of a gang, and rescued a kidnapped man while the gang was stuck in a traffic jam near Uttam Nagar traffic light, on October 18. Further investigation underway. pic.twitter.com/QCKYGO2KhU— ANI (@ANI) October 20, 2019
The victim's brother had informed that four men had kidnapped his brother from Janakpuri and the word 'high lander' was written on the car's windshield, according to the police. Thus, the Police Control Room (PCR) staff immediately swung into action and started looking for the alleged car, which was spotted near a red light in Uttam Nagar. After the kidnappers learned that they were being followed by the police, three of them managed to escape during the traffic jam at Najafgarh road.
However, police caught one of them and rescued the victim. The arrested accused is identified as Ravi. The 21-year-old victim revealed that he was initially pressurised and kidnapped from the area of Mohan Garden. The kidnappers snatched his car's keys and took him to his vehicle parked near an institute in Janakpuri by an auto. Police have recovered the victim's car as well as Rs 1,650 robbed by kidnappers. A case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the accused.
A 29-year-old woman and a man were also recently arrested for allegedly kidnapping a 12-day-old baby in the national capital. Ruby Khatoon was arrested from Saket while her accomplice Shah Mohammad was nabbed from Sangam Vihar area and the child was recovered, police said. Khatoon had taken the baby of her co-worker Meenakshi Sharma on the pretext of taking care of him, the police said.
(Inputs from ANI)