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4 arrested for highway robbery

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Police arrested four people and busted a gang of highway robbers operating along the Delhi-Dhaula Kuan-route, an said today.

The police yesterday arrested (24), a resident of Samaypur Badli, Birender Pratap (25), Kamlesh Kumar (28) and Tinku (20) -- all residents of Haiderpur, claimed that they had solved around 36 cases of highway robberies registered in various police stations.

Thirty eight mobile phones, seven purses, one gold ring, eight cards, five metro cards, five wrist watches, one passport, two knives, three cars and Rs 14,000 in cash were seized from them, of said in a statement.

Acting on the complaints of some victims, a team from station was constituted and increased surveillance in the area, the statement said.

The cops said that the accused used to pick their targets who are waiting alone at Kapashera Border, Mahipalpur or at

"They would give lift to the victim agreeing to drop him at his destination. They would make their victim sit between the two of the accused on the rear seat and after reaching near any dark patch they forcibly looted the victim by showing and injuring with knife. After looting the victim, they used to throw him at some dark stretches," the said said.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 23:15 IST