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Two suspected thieves shot in legs, Noida cops tweet video of accused crying in pain

A police officer said, “For the last few days, auto lifting was taking place in Sector-24, Sector-58 and Sector-20, where four-wheelers had been targeted."

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: June 15, 2021 1:04:50 pm
A team of officers from Sector-24 had intensified their operations and arrested the accused, identified as Zahid and Rashi, on Monday. (Twitter/Noida Police/Screengrab)

Two men, suspected to be involved in auto theft, were shot in the legs by Noida police while allegedly attempting to flee. Videos of the accused crying in pain due to bullet injuries surfaced online on Tuesday, hours after the shooting.

A police officer said, “For the last few days, auto lifting was taking place in Sector-24, Sector-58 and Sector-20, where four-wheelers had been targeted.”

A team of officers from Sector-24 had intensified their operations and arrested the accused, identified as Zahid and Rashi, on Monday.

The officer said, “After preliminary investigation, they tried to flee. They were shot in the legs and then taken to the hospital. They were identified as Zahid and Rashid. Both are from Meerut.”

A car without a license plate, a Tata Ace car, two pistols with 3.15 bore cartridges have been recovered from the accused, the police said.

The officer said, “There were many more such cases registered against them. There were others involved in the racket and we will continue to investigate the matter.”

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