Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: A 150-feet tunnel dug by a gang to siphon thousands of litres of fuel from a pipeline has been discovered in west Delhi’s Dwarka. The heist that involved tapping into the India Oil Company’s pipeline – from Panipat to Bijwasan – had been going on for some time.
Police stumbled upon the racket after reports of an explosion in the residential locality at around 9 pm on Tuesday. No one was then reported injured. Zubair, a scrap dealer, is accused of have started digging the tunnel from a compound in the area that also served as a godown. He has been arrested and a hunt for his accomplices launched. Police say they were trying to ascertain the nature of support the gang of thieves received to dig the tunnel.