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IGI Airport police station has exposed a gang involved in theft in the cargo area. The police arrested two loaders working in the cargo, a CISF ASI and a shopkeeper. The cargo worker had stolen the parcel and sold it to the shopkeeper with the help of a CISF personnel. Police have recovered 17 Samsung Galaxy mobile phones and 10 smart watches from their possession.
On November 21, Ramesh Kumar, a representative of Hotspot Retail.in company, lodged a complaint of theft at the IGI Airport police station. He told that he had ordered a consignment of mobile phones from Dubai. Someone stole 19 mobile phones from the consignment of mobiles from the cargo area of the airport. Police put the stolen mobile phone on surveillance. Also increased surveillance in the cargo area. Some of the stolen mobile phones were activated after a few days. On checking those phones, it was found that the mobile phones were sold to the customers from a shop named Khushi Communications located at Mahipalpur. The police arrested Vivek, the owner of Khushi Communications. During interrogation, he told that he had bought 5 new Samsung Galaxy mobile phones from CISF personnel at throwaway prices.
The CISF personnel is posted in the cargo area of Delhi airport and lives near his shop in Mahipalpur. On his tip, the police arrested ASI Brijpal Singh of CISF. A mobile phone was found from him. He told that he was in touch with two loaders working in cargo, who work in a logistics company named Delhi Cargo Service Center in the cargo area of the airport.
Have known him for the last two-three years. A few days back he contacted them and told that they had stolen several mobile phones from the cargo and wanted to sell them. He took 6 mobiles from them and further sold 5 mobiles to Vivek at the rate of Rs.25 thousand per mobile. The police arrested both the loaders on his tip.
confessed to mobile theft
The accused said that both had stolen 19 mobile phones from a consignment, which was to be exported to Dubai. The theft was done with the connivance of CISF ASI Brijpal Singh. He had handed over 6 mobile phones to Brijpal Singh and rest of the mobile phones to his accomplices so that they could be sold later. On their tip, the police recovered 11 mobiles from the possession of the accomplices of the accused. During the search of the accused Rakesh’s house, the police also recovered 10 smart wrist watches.