Police in Nepal have confirmed the arrest of six Indian robbers. According to the Kathmandu Post, the thiefs, known as the Challa Samuha gang, were arrested after crossing into Nepal on the pretext of collecting scrap.The Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) was quoted, as saying that the gang came from Samastipur, Bihar. The MPCD said that the gang members used to visit house-to-house for collecting scrap and steal anything valuable, including cash, jewellery, mobile phones and electronic devices. They have been identified as Dinesh Podar, Mukesh Kumar Podar, Ketalu Podar, Chandan Podar, Suraj Podar and Bikash Podar. Five of these thieves are below 20 years. A Nepali is identified as Raj Kumar Adhikari of Bara, who used to work in Pashupati Temple, has also been placed under arrest.
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<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The Thane police are setting the groundwork for applying the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar and his two aides in connection with the extortion racket case.A police source said they are now in the process of checking technicalities to invoke the Act and have written a letter to the Mumbai Police asking for Kaskar’s past record and details of the cases registered against Kaskar and his aides.To apply MCOCA in the case the police will have to prove that the gang is organised and committing crime for pecuniary gain. For application of MCOCA in a case, it is also mandatory that there should be at least two charge sheets filed in the past ten years against one of the accused in the case.
<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The New Delhi district police arrested a businessman who had allegedly helped a 40-year old woman to extort money from BJP MP KC Patel. A city court had declared him a proclaimed offender. Ajay Kumar alias Ajay Pal Chauhan is said to have been a plan of the conspiracy wherein the woman had “honey-trapped” the MP and tried to extort around five crore rupees from him. The court had issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Ajay Kumar but it could not be put in order as he was said untraceable.Kumar was arrested after the police received secret information about his whereabouts in Connaught place. The court sent him to two-day police custody. The court dismissed his anticipatory bail and he would now be produced in the court on Monday.KC Patel, MP from Valsad claimed that a woman-led gang took him to a house in Ghaziabad, spiked his drink and then filmed him in an objectionable manner. While the woman has alleged that the MP raped her on several occasions, Patel claimed he was drugged and obscene videos and photos were shot by her.Patel also alleged that the gang had been blackmailing him and threatening to make the video clips viral if he did not pay Rs 5 crore. The court has sought an action taken report in the matter and police have launched an investigation. No rape case has been registered against Patel yet.
<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Five persons have been arrested and two juveniles apprehended for their alleged involvement in auto lifting cases in west Delhi, Delhi Police said today. Rahul Arya, Pratham, Jatin, Arun and Zuber were arrested from Kirti Nagar. Two juveniles were also apprehended from the same area. Police recovered three motorcycles and four scooters from their possession. Arya landed in the police net during the patrolling duty on the intervening night of January 30 and February 1. Later, others were nabbed on the basis of his disclosure. “During interrogation, it was revealed that the gang used to sell the stolen motorcycles to Pratham and Jatin in an organised manner. It was also revealed that both the accused along with their accomplices would sell the stolen vehicles to Arun and Zuber,” police added.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)