Two arrested for stealing vehicles to fund weed addiction

New Delhi: Two men, who used to fund their weed addiction by allegedly stealing vehicles and gadgets, have been arrested, police said today.

“Shahrukh alias Shakti (24) and Shahnawaz (22) were arrested on December 3 from near Khajuri Khas after a trap was laid,” Ajit Kumar Singla, deputy commissioner of police (North East) said.

A hatchback car, laptop, two-wheeler, country-made pistol with four live cartridges and two stolen mobile phones have been seized from their possession, police said.

“The duo was working as drivers. In order to fulfil their daily need of ‘Ganja’ and other expenditure, they committed many robberies and snatching in north east district of Delhi and the NCRregion,” Singla said.