Recover 25 lakh worth items including cash from them
Based on prior information the crime branch team intercepted a suspicious Swift Dezire car GJ06KD1923 near Warasiya Sanjay Nagar area and found notorious criminal Jogindersingh Sikligar driving the car. The team also found Gabbarsingh Sikligar, Atul Pandey, Sherusingh Sikligar and Gomabhai Marwadi the remaining gang members sitting inside.
Further checking inside the team found gold and silver jewellery, mobile phones and equipments like hammer, screwdrivers which they used for housebreaking. All of them failed to give any satisfactory answer and booked by the police.
Further interrogation in the matter revealed that the main leader of the gang is Jogindersingh Sikligar and the other two members Goma Marwadi and Atul Pandey done the reiki in the daytime about the close houses in the areas. Then after late in the night the remaining gang followed the two towards their reiki spots and stole jewellery, cash and ornaments after breaking the locked closed houses. The gang in the last seven months involved in 20 plus such incidents of house breaking in areas like Panigate, Makarpura, City, Warasiya, Wadi, Raopura, Sama, Gotri, Harni of Vadodara city.
Police recovered around 25lakhs of items which include jewellery, mobiles, cash from them. They also recovered the eight lakh cash which Jogindersingh Sikligar given for purchasing a house.
The gang leader Jogindersingh Sikligar is originally from Surat and having his inlaws living in Vadodara. He was involved in over 100 cases of house breaking, robbery and others for the last 20 years in Vadodara, Anand, Surat, Nadiad, Morbi, Rajkot, Patan and involved in armed robbery in Mumbai. He is the mastermind and formed different gangs for the crime in Vadodara and Vatva, Amraiwadi, Khokhra, Odhav, Krishnanagar, Maninagar, Ramol, Nikol areas in Ahmedabad. He was also wanted in six areas of house breaking incidents in Ahmedabad.
Gabbarsingh Sikligar earlier was arrested in robbery and house breaking in Anand and Vadodara. Sherusingh Sikligar was arrested in various offences of robbery and house breaking in last 10 years and also serve jail term under PASA. Atul Pandey was arrested in gold jewellery cheating inside Anyonya bank and fled from SSG and later arrested after one more house breaking incident at Gorwa. Gomabhai Marwadi was arrested in Kishenwadi area for theft.
Further investigation is on in the matter.