Delhi: Five suspected burglars arrested

New Delhi: Five men were arrested for their alleged involvement in burglaries at factories and godowns in outer Delhi’s Samaypur Badli, police said today.

With the arrests, police claimed to have worked out nine cases of burglaries and recovered goods worth Rs 15 lakh.

Four of the accused — Ravi, Ram Vilas, Mansoor and Anwar — were arrested from near Siraspur Gurudwara in Delhi yesterday. Dinesh Goel, the fifth accused, was arrested subsequently from his shop in Alipur in Delhi.

Anwar and Dinesh Goel buy stolen goods, they added.

Ravi and Anwar procured a truck for the job. The gang would commit burglaries after midnight or in the early morning hours. They would break open the shutters and take away whatever goods they could lay their hands on.

The stolen goods would be kept in a godown rented by the two accused till these were sold off, the police said.