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2 held for robbery using minors 'hired through auctioning'

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly committing robberies at weddings parties using minors "hired through auctioning in their area", police said today. On January 29, Saif Hasan Naqvi filed a police complaint alleging that a bag containing jewellery including gold sets, diamond earrings, necklace, etc was stolen from a marriage function in the basement hall of Indian Islamic Centre. The incident was captured in the CCTV cameras installed at the venue and teams were formed to nab the accused, said DCP (South) Ishwar Singh. A close watch was kept to track the movements of the gangs that have been involved in such thefts, specially those from Madhya Pradesh, he said. The team also laid traps at farmhouses and banquet halls where marriages were being organised and tried to identify the accused. Police received information about the accused yesterday. A trap was laid and Prithvi (22) and Kalu Ram (42) were arrested from the Reservation Counter, Sarojini Nagar and stolen ...
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