Inter-state gang of thieves busted, kingpin arrested
| Tuesday | 12th February, 2019
Varanasi: Cantt police, on Monday, busted an inter-state gang of thieves by arresting its kingpin and two other accomplices.
They confessed to have looted JCB machine, luxury cars and also motorcycles from different areas in past few months.
Apart from these areas they had also been operating in adjoining districts and Bihar.
The gang used to target women for chain snatching and even looted cars and JCB machines.SP City Dinesh Kumar Singh said that acting on a tip-off, the police cordoned St Marry’s school road in the morning and caught Yogendra Yadav with his gang members- Mahendra Seth and Vikas Jaiswal with cash collected after selling looted articles.During police interrogation, Yadav divulged that his gang members had targeted many women in Durgakund, Sonarpura, Saket Nagar and areas in the vicinity of BHU for chain snatching.
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