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18-year-old arrested for robbery

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

An 18-year-old boy has been arrested here for allegedly robbing people at knifepoint, said police.

"Based on a tip off, a police team laid a trap at Press Enclave Road, near PTS Malviya Nagar, in which the accused Sunny Rathore landed," said Ishwar Singh, deputy commissioner of police (south district).

Three mobile phones were recovered from his possession, said the officer.

A police team was formed based on a complaint filed by Surender Kumar, ASI of Police, on 18 February.

"When Surender Kumar was attending nature's call near Dhauli Piou Bus Stand, M B Road, he was robbed of his and mobile at knifepoint," Singh said.

During interrogation, the officer said, "Rathore confessed to committing several such crimes along with his associates Pandey, Bullet and Rahul Paul."

They used to target people at knifepoint near forest area along M B Road, he said.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 20:23 IST