Kolhapur police arrested an interstate gang, which was involved in the theft of luxurious cars from Maharashtra and other states. The three arrested accused have been identified as Abdul Karim Dukandar (42), Yash Prashant Desai (26), Khalil Mohammed Liyakat Sarvan (36), all are residents of Belagavi district.
31 cars costing more than Rs 5 crore were seized by the police.
This gang was involved in the theft of high end cars and used to sell them in second-hand car market by making some changes in the registration numbers of cars. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Manipur registered cars were seized by the police.
The three accused have cases registered against them in Kolhapur, Girgaon in Haryana and 11 cases at various police stations in the Delhi region.