NEW DELHI: With arrest of two accused, the Delhi police has recovered 1,619 stolen mobile phones and tablets worth Rs 55 lakh from the national capital on Thursday. the accused were involved in stealing containers loaded with costly electronic goods in the national capital.
The accused identified as Ravi Kumar and Rajat Sehrawat were arrested in Mahipalpur on Thursday and police recovered 1,619 mobile phones and tablets from them.
The duo were arrested in connection with police investigation of a complaint by a transporter Ravi Sehrawat that his driver Subodh had failed to deliver the container of mobile phones and tablets to Delhi on the date of delivery and his phone was switched off, at Mehrauli police station on August 3.
The truck was found abandoned in Chhattarpur by police. Police received information that the stolen containers were taken away from the truck in smaller vehicles and zeroed in on Ravi who worked as a driver.
During interrogation, Ravi and Rajat told police that Amit, Virender and Sharavan are the masterminds behind the thefts.