Gang of wire and transformer thieves busted; 10 arrested

transformer thieves busted; 10 arrested
Gang of wire and transformer thieves busted; 10 arrested

Gang of wire and transformer thieves busted; 10 arrested

The Uttar Pradesh police has busted a gang of wire and transformer thieves on Sunday. The police has arrested 10 people on charges of stealing electricity wires and transformers at Gujjar Garhi village in Uttar Pradesh.

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transformer thieves busted; 10 arrested
Gang of wire and transformer thieves busted; 10 arrested

The police got a tip-off that accused was travelling in two cars with stolen items. Acting on the tip-off, the police arrested 10 people and recovered aluminium and copper wires from their possession. Police also recovered Rs 26,000 cash, a 12 bore gun, 2 country-made pistols, live cartridges, 7 knives, 11 mobile phones and a bag of tools used to dismantle transformers, from their possession.

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transformer thieves
Gang of wire and transformer thieves busted; 10 arrested

According to the media reports, the gang has stolen more than 25 transformers so far.

– PTC NEWS