At least four UN Refugee card holder Rohingyas were among the six nabbed by the Police for allegedly stealing copper wires from the metro stations and metro tracks in Noida and Delhi. According to reports, the accused would steal copper wires by climbing over the station’s wall and have multiple cases of theft lodged against them.
Copper wires, a Maruti Swift car and a scooty has been recovered from them by Police. The copper wire recovered from them are worth approximately Rs 10 lakh. 16 pieces of copper measuring around 400 square metre, a cable cutter, three axes meant for cutting iron, a rope, a country-made pistol with two cartridges and two knives.
Aslam, Asif, Manjur Alam, Nazir and Ali Hasan are residents in Delhi while Zubair Malik is from Mawana, Meerut. Zubair is believed to be the gang leader. Of these, at least four have United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) issued refugee cards, valid till November 2020.