Kolkata: Kolkata Police on Wednesday arrested inter-state car theft racket member and recovered eight cars those were stolen from different parts of the state.
The most interesting part of the entire incident is that members of the racket including one Pratik Bhattacharya, who was arrested earlier, used to take cars on rent from different people saying that it would be operated for transportation of actors and technicians working in Tollywood. Many car owners from different parts of the state including Sarsuna, Chitpur, Chinsurah, Barasat, Barrackpore, Liluah.
Acting on a tip off, a team comprising senior police officers from Kolkata Police conducted a raid in Manipur and arrested Rustom. Police have recovered eight stolen cars from the possession of Rustom.
The accused had been operating in the state for the past few years and it came to the notice of the police when similar types of complaints were lodged with different police stations.