Updated: August 5, 2021 6:09:55 pm
PUNE CITY police have arrested a gang of four persons from Nepal for allegedly committing thefts in Pune.
The police have identified the accused as Nayansingh Khadaksingh Dholi (40), Gange Mane Damay (24), Bhim Dipak Thapa (19) and Mahendra Deepak Nepali (19), all natives of Kathmandu, Nepal.
As per a press release, issued by the Vimantal police station, a theft of copper wires and plates worth Rs 3 lakh was reported at a company on the Airport Road on July 20. An offence in the case was lodged at the police station by the company’s store manager Dattaram Desai.
The accused, arrested on July 29, were residing in Nigdi in Pimpri-Chinchwad area, the police added. The police recovered stolen materials and a four-wheeler Tempo, all worth Rs 6 lakh from the accused.
During further probe, the police confirmed that the four had also stolen household materials from a woman, identified as Poonam Chauhan, in Viman Nahar on June 5.
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