Bhayandar : With the arrest of four persons, sleuths of Valiv police station claimed to have busted a gang of thieves which targeted industrial units in the Vasai-Virar region.

 According to police, follo-wing a theft of a huge quantity of copper and bronze wires from the warehouse in Sativalli Industrial area last month, a special investigating team led by API Rani Puri intensified vigil and activated informer network in the region. Based on a tip-off, police team rounded up a suspect identified as Jameel Shaikh who confessed to the crime and also revealed names and locations of his accomplices. Based on the information police arrested Badri Choudhary (20), Deepak Neepali (21) and Govind Gautam (21). Police also recovered a part of the stolen booty from their possession. The quartet has been remanded to police custody and police suspect of their involvement in other house breaking cases in and around the region.

Suresh Golani

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