Business graduate, 4 others held for robberies, thefts

New Delhi, March 31: Five men, including a business graduate, have been arrested here for their involvement in over 50 cases of robberies, snatching, vehicle thefts in Delhi and its suburbs, police said Wednesday.

Parveen Shanker, an MBA from Symbiosis University, Pune, Manoj Kejriwal, a graduate in history from Ranchi University, Rahul Anand, a BSc drop-out from Patna University, and Hari Om and Mahesh Kumar were arrested Tuesday from Geeta Colony area of east Delhi.

One semi-automatic pistol, two country-made pistols and 19 live cartridges were recovered from them, police said.

‘They have been involved in several cases of robbery, theft, vehicle theft and other crimes in Kalyanpuri, Kapashera of Delhi and Palam Vihar, Udyog Vihar and Rajinder Park area of Gurgaon,’ said Additional Commissioner of Police (crime branch) Neeraj Thakur.