Three arrested for JNU housing complex burglaries

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi Police has arrested three men for burglaries in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Housing Complex here, police said on Sunday.

The accused identified as Gaurav, 26, a resident of Karehda village in Ghaziabad, Karan Yadav, 26, a resident of Madhu Vihar in Dwarka and Mohit Kumar, 18, of Palam Colony in Delhi, were arrested late Saturday night, police said.

“We have arrested the three burglars following a tip off. They were arrested by our teams when they arrived in Dwarka,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Ishwar Singh told IANS.

An investigation is being conducted to verify the role of Vikram Munna, another associate of the accused, Singh said.

According to police, six laptops, an I-pod, eight mobile phones, a Kindle e-book reader, a DVD writer, a motorcycle, a dummy pistol, seven gold sets and seven gold chains were among the items recovered from them.

On interrogation, the trio revealed that they had committed many burglaries, including in the JNU Housing Complex.