2 held for robbing taxi in Govindpuri

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2 held for robbing taxi in Govindpuri

Sunday, 22 November 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Police has arrested two men for allegedly robbing a taxi in southeast Delhi’s Govindpuri area.

The accused have been identified as Akshay (20) and Shantanu Kumar Pandey (29). Police said that the duo along with their associate Vineet Singh, who is still absconding, were planning to sell the robbed vehicle but failed to do so.

“Singh works in a steel factory in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar,” said police.

According to RP Meena, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Southeast district, the incident took place on the intervening night of November 17 and 18 when the driver picked up a woman passenger from Tughlakabad Extension.

“On the way, when he stopped the car near a traffic signal, the accused, who also came in a taxi, forcibly entered the car. They evicted the driver and the woman passenger and fled with the vehicle,” said the DCP.

“Based on manual intelligence and after analysing CCTV footage, several raids were conducted and Akshay and Pandey were arrested from Masoodpur with the robbed taxi. During interrogation, the accused said in order to earn easy money, they along with their third associate planned to rob the car. However, they could not sell it, the DCP said.

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