Four robbers were arrested here and 18 kg of silver bricks looted from two employees of a Meerut jeweller recovered, police said on Sunday.
Police said that on March 28, nine criminals looted the silver bricks from two employees - Monu and Neetu - of the Meerut-based jeweller Bhushan Swaroop Jain in Sihani Gate police station area.
On Saturday evening, a team of the Crime Branch and local police, acting on the tip of an informer, nabbed four criminals in Raj Nagar Extension area.
During interrogation, they confessed their crime and enabled police recover the stolen silver. Police also seized a car, a pistol, a home-made pistol and three live cartridges from their possession.
The four were identified as Rituraj, Anuj, and Raj Kumar, all residents of Meerut, and Sushil, a resident of Muzaffar Nagar. They further revealed the names of the other five criminals involved were Rohit, Kuldeep, Deepak, Gulab and Ashu, all residents of the same area.
"Raids are being conducted to nab others who are absconding," said Senior Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar at a press conference here.
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