The leader of an inter-state gang involved in 5000 car thefts in Delhi. Delhi News – Times of India

New Delhi: The kingpin of a car thief gang that has stolen 5000 vehicles from different parts of the country since 1998 has been arrested. The police gave this information on Monday. Anil Chauhan (52), resident Khanpur Extension who belongs to Tezpur, AssamThe northeastern state was also notorious for smuggling rhino horn. He said that he was also actively involved in the supply of illegal arms.
He had criminal involvement in 181 cases.
The accused was a first class contractor in the Government of Assam. Later, his house was raided by the Enforcement Directorate and all his property was confiscated and auctioned. Later, he started stealing again, the police said.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Shweta Chauhan He said that due to the recent spurt in activities of illegal arms suppliers in Central District and Delhi, special staff of Central District have been entrusted with the task of investigating them.
Arrival of India’s Most Wanted Auto Lifter cum Supplier of Illegal Weapons – Special staff under the jurisdiction of DBG Road police station in central Delhi received information about the arrival of Anil Chauhan, and the accused was arrested on 23 August. Told.
“A dedicated team was formed and accused Anil Chauhan was arrested with an illegal country-made pistol, two live cartridges and a stolen motorcycle. During investigation, five more country-made pistols, five live cartridges and a stolen car were recovered. Also recovered at his instance,” he said.
Chouhan started piracy of vehicles in 1998 and has stolen around 5000 vehicles from different parts of India. The DCP said that the police had arrested him several times and sent him to jail.
He said that he was convicted for five years in a criminal case of Nizamuddin police station and earlier he was involved in 180 criminal cases.
Police said Chauhan was also arrested by the Assam Police in 2015 along with a sitting MLA.