The Delhi crime branch issued a press release stating that a high profile burglary case of the railways was solved after “Dholbaaj Express” gang was arrested.
On September 30, a night burglary took place at New Delhi Railway Station, in a Railway saloon coach specially designed for Chief Commissioner Railway Safety officer. The coach was equipped with high-end electronic gadgets like one all in one Personal Computer, Sony smarty TV, Home Theatre, Color printer, etc. The personal computer is reported to be containing important data of Railways.
A dedicated team of Crime Branch, Special Investigation Unit -1, comprising of SIs Vinay Kumar, Dinesh Kumar, ASI Pawan Kumar, Parmod Kumar, HCs Ajay Kumar, Rajeev, Parveen led by SI Vinay Kumar under the close supervision of Sh. VKPS Yadav, ACP/SIU-1, developed information regarding a burglary in a high-security Railway Saloon coach, allotted to Chief Commissioner Railway Safety and on specific information, arrested 04 criminals and active members of “Dholbaaj Express” Gang namely 1.) Ausaf Ali S/o Nasir R/o Amit Enclave, Qasim Vihar, Loni Ghaziabad, UP, Age 44 years, 2.) Imran s/o Irfan r/o Amit Enclave, Qasim Vihar, Loni, Ghaziabad, UP, Age 19 years, 3.) Aarif s/o Nusrat R/o Amit Enclave, Qasim Vihar, Near Badi Masjid, Loni, Ghaziabad, UP, Age 21 years, 4.) Tanveer S/o Mehruddin r/o Amit Enclave, Qasim Vihar, near Badi Masjid, Loni Ghaziabad, UP, Age 20 years, have been arrested.
For the past few days, a dedicated team of SIU-1, Crime Branch was working upon to track down and nab the members of “Dholbaaj Express” Gang who have a knack of robbing/stealing railway properties. Information was continuously being received through reliable sources regarding their movements.
The painstaking relentless efforts finally yielded positive results. On 13 September, specific information was received that the members of “Dholbaaj Express” gang namely Ausaf Ali, Imran, Aarif and Tanveer would be coming in the Khajuri road area to sell of the burgled articles. On this information a trap was laid on Khajuri Road Near Sabhapur Chowki, Wazirabad area and four persons were identified by the informer carrying some electronic items. All the four accused persons were very alert. They tried to flee after sensing the police presence but got apprehended with the Electronic Items like TV, Home Theatre, Speakers.
The Bag lifter gang in Railways is one amongst the most notorious gangs’ operative in Delhi/NCR railway stations region. In order to establish their supremacy, nowadays, this gang has recruited new and young members in the gang and thus this gang has become a desperate gang of Delhi/NCR region. This gang has activated all of its sources and had committed a spate of heinous crimes including night burglary, robbery and thus created a lot of loss to the Indian Railway property and to some individuals.
Recently, this gang had committed night burglary in a high-security Railway Saloon coach, allotted to Chief Commissioner Railway Safety. They took away the luxurious items along with a Personal Computer containing important data. The gang became a bigger concern for the railways as they were very much active in the theft of railway property.