Seven members of the ‘Band Baaja Baraat’ gang, including two minors, were arrested for alleged theft at wedding venues in Delhi.
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Seven gang members, including two minors, were arrested for alleged theft at wedding venues in Delhi.
Around 4 lakh of cash, a silver coin and two sacks were recovered from them during the arrest.
The seven members of the band called “Band Baaja Baraat” were allegedly involved in stealing jewelry and cash from wedding venues in Delhi-NCR.
The arrested gang members were identified as Sandeep, Hansraj, Sant Kumar, Kishan, Bobby and two minors. With the arrest of the gang members.
Eight cases of theft from wedding venues in Delhi, Ludhiana, Jirakpur and Chandigarh were resolved with the arrest of gang members.
Police explained the procedure, saying the defendant spent a lot of time in the venues before the theft to familiarize himself with the guests. “They were never in a hurry, had dinner there and patiently waited for the strike opportunity. They were well dressed to mingle with the guests and waited for the strike opportunity. In one quick step they stole the gift bags Shagun or jewelry and cash and then quickly disappeared from the venue, “police said.
Police said most of the gang members were from the three villages, including Gul Kheri, Sulkheri and Kadiya in the Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.
During the interrogation, the gang announced that they had also leased villagers’ children on an annual contract for 10 to 12 lakh, depending on their “ability,” police said.
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