Ola driver, associates held for robbing passengers in Delhi

After offering lift to unsuspecting passengers and travelling some distance, Ola driver and his associates robbed them.

Published: 01st September 2018 08:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st September 2018 08:40 AM   |  A+A-


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NEW DELHI: The police on Friday said that they have arrested three men, including an Ola taxi driver, for robbing people by offering them a lift at night.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Dwarka, Anto Alphonse said that Pritam, Dinesh, and Anuj Kumar were arrested on Thursday from outside a Metro station in Kakrola after the police received information about their operations in the city.

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Pritam drove the cab while Dinesh and Anuj sat as co-passengers.

After offering lift to unsuspecting passengers and travelling some distance, they robbed them, Alphonse said.

They told police about their involvements in a few other incidents as well.

"A Wagon R cab and a mobile phone, belonging to a victim, have been recovered from them," Alphonse said.

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