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 on suspicion of theft at wedding venues in Delhi.
Around 4 lakh in cash, one silver coin and two bags were seized from them during their arrest.
The seven members of the band called “Band Baaja Baraat” were allegedly involved in the theft of jewelry and cash from wedding locations 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 at wedding venues in Delhi, Ludhiana, Jirakpur and Chandigarh were solved with the arrest of gang members.
Police said 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 right time to strike. They were well dressed to mingle with the guests and waited for the right time to strike. In the blink of an eye, they stole the gift bags containing Shagun or jewelry and cash and then quickly disappeared from the venue, “said police.
According to police, most of the gang members were from the three villages of Gul Kheri, Sulkheri and Kadiya in the Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.
During the interrogation, the gang announced that they were also leasing children of the villagers on an annual contract for Rs 10 to 12 lakh, depending on their “ability,” police said.
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