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Delhi: Three arrested for stealing concealed lights, metal plates from Connaught Place escalators

The thefts were also reported in a complaint by the officials of NDMC at Connaught Place Police Station

PTI New Delhi Published 15.02.24, 09:14 AM
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Three people were arrested for in connection with the theft of concealed lights and metal plates from escalators in subways of Connaught Place, police said on Wednesday.

The three accused were identified as Babu, 24, Kamlesh, 22, and Ali Bahadur, 30, police said.

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Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Devesh Mahla said Babu and Kamlesh used to steal concealed lights and metal plates from escalators in subways of M Block and Janpath.

The thefts were also reported in a complaint by the officials of NDMC at Connaught Place Police Station, Mahla said.

Police identified the two after scanning over 100 CCTV cameras, and subsequently arrested them from an area in New Delhi on Tuesday.

At their instance, Ali Bahadur, who they used to sell the stolen articles, was also arrested, he said.

With their arrest, at least four such cases of thefts were solved, the officer added.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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