Three people were arrested for allegedly robbing a scooter from a food delivery executive in the Subhash Place area, cops said on Tuesday in the capital.
“Suraj (25), Sonu (19) and Chand Khan (25) also attacked the victim with a sharp-edged object,” police said. “The accused were involved in several cases of snatching, robbery and theft”.
“A PCR call was received at the Subhash Place police station regarding the robbery on July 29”, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) Usha Rangnani.
“A police team reached the spot and took the injured to hospital for treatment,” Rangnani said.
The victim told cops that he was on his way to deliver food when he was stopped at Britannia Chowk traffic signal and thrashed from behind due to which he fell down.
As per the complaint filed,”2 people tried to rob his mobile phone and when he resisted, they attacked him with a sharp-edged object. Thereafter, they fled away with his scooter”.
Commissioner said, “After analysing CCTV footage and basic inputs given by the victim, we deployed sources to gather local intelligence. Accordingly, raids were conducted at several locations and the team was successful in nabbing Suraj”.
She also added, “During interrogation, Suraj confessed to his involvement in the robbery and disclosed that he and his associates were addicted to drugs and alcohol and committed crimes for easy money”.