'Robinhood' burglar arrested by Delhi Police

Though he was a burglar, he was famous in his village for helping others and organizing camps for various activities.

Published: 18th July 2017 12:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th July 2017 07:59 AM   |  A+A-

CCTV grab of the Robinhood Burglar Irfan alias Aryan

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: He was popular among his friends for spending lavishly on his girlfriends and had once even offered 10,000 rupees to ask the Disc-jockey to play a song of his choice in a Delhi club, but now alleged ‘Robin hood’ burglar has finally landed in jail after Delhi police arrested him for almost a dozen of burglaries.

Irfan alias Aryan, a notorious burglar who used to commit theft ‘bare foot’ has finally been arrested from his village in Bihar. Aryan told the police that he had committed thefts in different parts of Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh. Cops have recovered jewelry weighing 340 grams, a Rolex watch and solved more than a dozen of cases.

“The accused Irfan used to spend money in bars and clubs in Mumbai and Delhi. In one of the bars in Delhi, he offered to give 10,000 rupees to hear a song of his choice. He was living a luxurious life with access to latest cars and fashionable clothes. Pictures on social media reveal the lavish lifestyle of the burglar. He maintained a larger than life image in his native area,” DCP south Romil Baaniya said.

Though he was a burglar, he was famous in his village for helping others and organizing camps for various activities. During investigation, cops said that people in his village situated in Bihar were not ready to accept that he had committed any crime and also tried to stop them from arresting him. “He would often fund health camps for the poor peoples in his village. He was ‘Robin hood’ for his neighbors who was famous for helping financially,” Baaniya said.

Cops have recovered Eight Gold bangles, Two Diamond Rings, Two Stone Fitted Pendants, One Rolex Ladies Watch,  One Pair Solitaire Ear Ring, One Gold Chain etc from his procession.

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