Three held for stealing car tyres in Delhi

New Delhi, Mar 15 (PTI) Three men were arrested from southeast Delhi's Govindpuri area for allegedly stealing car tyres, police said on Sunday.

The accused were identified as Kuldeep Singh (21), Hardeep Singh (19) and Suraj (19), all residents of Govindpuri, they said.

'The three men were arrested on Saturday from Govindpuri when they were going to sell some stolen tyres,' said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) R P Meena.

Four stolen tyres and some mechanical tools were recovered from them, he said.

Interrogation revealed that the accused used to steal car tyres at night in Govindpuri and Kalkaji areas and sell them at lower prices, Meena said.

They would carry punctured tyres with them and steal tyres on the pretext of changing them. Later, they would sell them to unknown persons. They also sold the tyres on e-commerce sites, he said.

In the last two months, the gang stole more than 25 tyres in Kalkaji area, the officer said. PTI AMP AMP DIV DIV