Three nabbed for robbing Canadian pilot

first_imgNew Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday said that they have arrested three persons involved in a robbery with Canadian pilot with a knife near Delhi Cantt area.Police identified the accused as Mehraj Salmani (31) (the kingpin of the gang) since 2012, he is running taxi with cab company and presently he used to run taxi for GTS (Garhwal Taxi Service) app-based taxies and his associates Asif (22) and Farman (22). Deputy Commissioner of Police during the investigation, it was revealed that the mastermind along with his two other accomplices was in police custody since July 16 at Sahibabad police station. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderThe accused person Mehraj Salmani, Asif and Farman were questioned in the court complex at Sahibabad court. All three were arrested after their admitted committing the offences. “They were taken on three days police custody remands and were questioned at length. As many as three fresh cases of Delhi Cantonment, Delhi and Vijay Nagar Ghaziabad of similar modus operandi were solved,” said DCP IGI. Police said that on the intervening night of 12/13 July one Canadian national originally from Iran working in Indigo Airlines as Pilot arrived from Kolkata who was looking for his company cab which was supposed to come to pick up him. He came outside towards cityside on the main road where one person met him who suggested him to talk to him in Hindi. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchings”He talked to him and told to drop him by his taxi near his cab by charging Rs 100. Complainant sat in the taxi, three persons were already sitting in the taxi who took his Debit card/Visa card by putting him in fear of knife and also taken PIN code of Debit Card, VISA Card,” said DCP IGI. They robbed rupees about 1.30 lakh and dropped him on the flyover of Mahipal Pur. The teams formed under the supervision of two ACsP of IGI Ramesh Chand and Abhishek Gupta investigated the case. Police said that during further interrogation three more cases were solved. In one of the case in the accused robbed a doctor after he took a lift in a cab for Jaipur from Dhaula Kuan.last_img

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