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3 held for killing businessman during robbery in West Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Three men were arrested for allegedly killing a in West Delhi's Kriti while trying to rob him, police said Tuesday.

A total of Rs 1.8 crore in cash, one motorcycle and a country-made pistol with 2 live cartridges were also recovered from the accused, they said.

The accused were identified as (21), (20), residents of district in and (26), a resident of Burari, they added.

According to Monika Bhardwaj, of Police (West), a police patrolling team heard a loud noise apparently of a bullet being fired, on Monday at around 8.30 pm near Railway underpass, Kirti Industrial Area.

After reaching the spot, it was found that one person was firing at another while his bike-borne accomplice kept waiting and two others were opening boot space of the car to loot cash kept inside it, the DCP said.

was apprehended while rest of the accused persons fled the spot. Anand Agarwal, the injured, was rushed to Acharyashree Bhikshu Hospital, Moti where he was declared brought dead and the suffered injuries, police said.

On the instance of Salim, Sharma and were arrested Tuesday morning from

During interrogation, the accused disclosed that they hatched a plan to rob Agarwal who runs his business in Naraina, the DCP said.

After the accused got information that the victim would be carrying huge cash, they started following him from his office in Naraina.

Barely had the car crossed the railway underpass, it was made to stop by the accused who overtook the vehicle after which Sharma shot at the by a country-made pistol, police said.

When Agarwal came out of the car and tried to intervene, Sharma shot at him twice, they said.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 22:35 IST