New Delhi: Delhi police arrested a 63-year-old man on Monday for allegedly committing burglaries to spend money on his “five girlfriends”.
The accused was identified as Bandhu Singh, a resident of Anand Parbat.
According to police, they received a complaint on Saturday regarding a burglary at Anand Parbat Industrial Area.
Two laptops, a smart TV, Rs 60000 cash and documents were found stolen from the factory. An FIR was registered at Sarai Rohilla police station. A CCTV installed at the factory captured the image of the burglar, said Nupur Prasad, DCP (North).
Based on the CCTV footage, a raid was conducted on the suspected places to arrest the burglar. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested the suspect from his home.
During interrogation, he disclosed that he was a permanent resident of Mangolpuri and used to commit crime to meet his extravagant lifestyle.
He used to earn money by selling the burgled items and then spend it on five women he was in relationship with.
He claimed that he never got married and was always in multiple relationships. He gave away the looted items and cash to his alleged girlfriends.
Ms. Prasad said he disclosed that he had several cases of burglaries registered against him at various police stations in the city. He is out on bail.
“We have recovered two laptops, one LED TV and Rs 5,000 cash from his possession. He has also confessed his involvement in two more cases of burglaries reported in the area,” she added.