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2 arrested for robbing man of car, mobile phone

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two men were arrested for robbing a man of his car and at gunpoint after hiring his vehicle, police said on Monday.

The accused, identified as Nawada-resident (29) (24), a resident of Bharthal, were arrested from within an hour of filing of a complaint on Sunday, the police said.

According to the complaint filed by Ajay Yadav, Rohit booked his car for a ride from Nawada to Jhajjar in

"He picked the passenger from Nawada and when he reached Bijwasan, Rohit threatened him with his country-made pistol and asked him to follow his instructions.

"Rohit took Yadav to Jhajjar, Rohtak and Kharkhoda in Later he asked Yadav to take him to an area near where one of his associates met and boarded the car. Thereafter, the accused persons pushed Yadav out of the car and robbed his mobile and sped away towards Chhawala," a said.

Devender Arya, of Police (Southwest), said, "After receiving the information, the police team conducted several raids and at around 6.15 pm, one I-20 car was spotted coming from Jhajjar side towards Chhawala drain. The team signalled the car to stop for checking but instead of stopping, the tried to speed away."

However, after a brief chase, the accused were apprehended. During interrogation, they confessed that they had committed the robbery, the DCP said.

The car along with a and a country-made pistol have been recovered from their possession.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 17:00 IST