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Delhi: Man stole QRT vehicle for a joyride, say police

“The accused told police that he had a similar key to the car and stole it from a service lane near Janakpuri Metro station for a joyride,” police said.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: August 11, 2019 9:30:05 am
delhi, delhi crime, delhi news, QRT viehicle stolen, Quick response team vehicle, delhi police, indian express The vehicle was attached with the in-charge of the anti-auto theft squad (AATS) of the West district, and was stolen from Janakpuri, when the driver was having tea. (Representational Photo)

A day after a 20-year-old man was arrested for allegedly stealing a Quick Response Team (QRT) vehicle, the accused told police he was in an inebriated condition and stole the vehicle for a “joyride”.

The vehicle was attached with the in-charge of the anti-auto theft squad (AATS) of the West district, and was stolen from Janakpuri, when the driver was having tea.

“The accused told police that he had a similar key to the car and stole it from a service lane near Janakpuri Metro station for a joyride,” police said.

Police said the QRT vehicle was privately hired by Delhi Police and was driven by a private driver. The incident took place at 3.15 pm Friday when the driver was away.

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“A few minutes later, he came out and found the vehicle missing,” an officer said.

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