Gurugram, Jan. 15 -- An interstate gang of vehicle lifters from Nagaland was busted on Wednesday, said police. The kingpin of the gang has been arrested and two SUVs worth Rs.70 lakh recovered from his possession.

The police said the suspect, identified as Kikheto Achuri of Dimapur in Nagaland, used to replace the chassis and engine numbers of stolen cars and sell them in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Mizoram and Haryana. His two close aides were arrested last December from Sector 29 while they were allegedly trying to steal an SUV.

The police said Achuri confessed to having stolen more than 200 SUVs from Gurugram, Faridabad, Rohtak, Delhi, Ghaziabad and Noida in the last two years. The gang used to take less than three minutes to stea...