Giridih: Police has arrested five criminals from two separate police station areas of this district with a looted car belonging to car rental service provider company.
Addressing a press conference on Tuesday Giridih SP Amit Renu said that among the arrested Krishna Mandal, Munna Das and Sanjay Ravidas hail from Deori Police Station area while Vikas Das and Guddu Das are from Herodih Police Station area.
He said that Munna Das was the leader of the gang. The SP said that a tip-off had been received that these men were trying to sell a stolen car which they had booked from Kolkata when police conducted raids and arrested three criminals who later led to arrest of two more.
He said that the criminals had booked a cab from Kolkata on September 30 to October 2. After travelling about 150 kilometres away from Kolkata the gang members thrashed the driver and looted his mobile and car and fled from the spot and brought the vehicle to Giridih where they were trying to sell the car but were nabbed by the police.