Used Tata Indigo car to carry burgled goods

BHOPAL: Hanumanganj Police have succeeded in nabbing two burglars and their accomplice, who have accepted committing several incidents of burglary in the city. The police, on a tip off, arrested the accused Abid Ali (28) and Taufiq alias Bhura (22) from Bhopal Talkies area on Monday.

During police interrogation, they admitted to having committed burglary at four places in Hanumanganj area with one of their accomplices named Mukesh Gaud. The accused are residents of Bhopal. Abid Ali is a resident of Atal Ayub Nagar, Gautam Nagar, Mukesh Gaud resides in Nav Jiwan Colony, behind Dussehra Maidan, Chola Mandir, Bhopal and Taufiq lives in Arif Nagar.

Taufiq has several cases registered against him in various police stations. He was arrested previously for loot, vehicle theft and burglary. He was released from jail one-and-a-half months ago. Similarly, Mukesh Gaud, was arrested in a loot case in Sukhi Sewania police station around five months back. He met Taufiq in Jail and planned to commit burglary. Abid was in touch with the accused for many days.

Meanwhile an incident of attempt of burglary took place on May 1 at Shah Apartment, Hamidia Road under Habibganj police station when two burglars tried to enter a flat by breaking its lock. Their attempt failed as local residents raised an alarm and they escaped from the scene. The police, on the basis of information given by the people about the physical appearance of the accused, identified involvement of the accused Taufiq in the said incident. Police have also recovered the things stolen by the accused in burglary.

The accused during police interrogation informed about their modus operandi. They told that Taufiq alias Bhura with Abid used to make use of Tata Indigo car for burglary mainly during day time. As far as recovered material is concerned, police have recovered Rs 4900 cash, 5 iron rollers worth Rs 6000, one Tata Indigo car and masks used for committing burglary from the accused. A case under sections 457/511, 342/14, 457/380, 282/14, 457/380, 274/14 and 457/380 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) have been registered against the accused.

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