Residents help police find one more stolen Hyundai car

Published: 10th June 2016 04:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th June 2016 04:03 AM   |  A+A-


CHENNAI: A day after seven Hyundai Creta cars were driven away by a seven-member gang from the multinational car maker Hyundai’s new car yard at Manapakkam, one more stolen car was found abandoned in Maduravoyal on Thursday. Five of the seven cars were abandoned by the gang at Valasaravakkam on Wednesday. Police said six suspects were being questioned.

Police said the locals alerted them that a brand new car was found parked at Astalakshmi Nagar, Maduravoyal on Thursday. The officials who reached the spot found to the car to be the vehicle that was robbed from the Manapakkam yard. The residents told the police that the car was parked on the street since Wednesday afternoon. That made the residents suspicious.

Early morning Wednesday, a seven-member gang barged into the newly-opened car yard that had around 63 cars and drove away with seven. Five cars moved towards at Gangai Amman Koil Street, Valasaravakkam.

The CCTV footage from Valasarvakkam recorded five cars entering the street and parked in a row in front of a private company. The recording shows five men stepping out of the cars and fixing the number plates. On Wednesday morning the residents who noticed five brand new cars informed the police.

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