New Delhi,UPDATED: May 14, 2023 01:22 IST
By Tanseem Haider: Four employees of an e-commerce company have been arrested for stealing mobile phones from their office in southwest Delhi’s Bindapur area.
The accused have been identified as Manish (22), Aman (22), Delip (38) and Sanjay (33).
According to the police, Manish was the mastermind as he wanted to gift an iPhone to his girlfriend on her birthday. Seven iPhones and seven Android devices worth around Rs 10 lakh were recovered from them.
The police launched an investigation after complainant Manish Pant, the manager of the e-commerce company, reported on Thursday that it came to their notice during an audit that some expensive mobile phones were missing from their office.
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The police checked footage from CCTV cameras to identify the accused.
On Friday, the police received information that the accused were trying to sell the iPhones and would come near Metro Pillar-730 on Uttam Nagar-Najafgarh Road. A trap was laid and Manish, Aman and Delip were nabbed.
Five mobile phones, including two iPhones, were recovered from them. Sanjay was apprehended later and two iPhones were recovered from him.
During interrogation, Manish revealed that he wanted to gift an iPhone to his girlfriend and stole two iPhones from the office. Later, to earn some easy money, he included the others in his plan and started stealing valuable phones from the office.
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