Gang leader held by Delhi Police

New Delhi, Feb 19 (PTI) The Delhi Police today claimed tohave arrested the leader of a gang which usually targetedresidences of government officials to commit burglary andlater set them on fire.

With the arrest of Sanjeev, South District Police saidit has solved the sensational case of burglary at theresidence of an official at Laxmi Bai Nagar on February six.

After the burglary, the members set the house on fire andpolice found that all house hold items were burnt.

"Today, at about 6 am at Ganda Nala picket, the policechased two boys and apprehended one of them," H G S Dhaliwal,Deputy Commissioner of Police, South, said.

The accused had earlier been arrested several times invarious cases of burglary and theft and has also escaped manytimes from an observation home where he was lodged, he said.

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