Ludhiana: In a major crackdown, the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA)-1 Staff have arrested a gang of thieves and recovered eight containers, truck and Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) from their possession.
The police officials revealed that the accused use to steal heavy vehicles like truck and containers and sale after changing its colour and registration number.
The police have arrested the accused following the tip off from sources. The accused was crossing Focal Point area in Innova car bearing fake registration number.
The accused has been identified as Joga Singh, Jagpreet Singh, Jasvir Singh and Major Singh.
The police officials said that Joga Singh was facing several cases of theft of heavy vehicles and recently came out of jail. He has formed gang with his relatives and friends.
During the investigation, seven heavy vehicles, including trucks and containers were recovered from their possession.
The modus-operandi of the accused was that after stealing the vehicles, they used to change the registration numbers and colours in the workshop of Jagpreet and Jasvir Singh. They also used to sell the vehicles in scrap.
A case has been registered against the accused at Police Station Focal Point in this regard.
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