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6 arrested for looting Rs 13 lakh from dairy agent, cash recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

The have arrested six people for allegedly Rs 13 cash from a milk distributor at gun point here, an said today.

The incident had taken place on June 4 afternoon when was going along with his Danish to deposit cash at a branch in Vaishali Sector-2, police said.

The robbers belong to a gang of Sunder Bhati, a dreaded criminal of western Uttar Pradesh, Senior of Police (SSP) said.

Last night, on a tip off, the police arrested six suspects from a culvert in the Vaishali area, he said.

The arrested were identified as Sonu Bhati, Rajkumar, Deepak, Shubham, Namekaar and Parvej. Two members of the gang, who were also involved in the loot, are still at large, police said.

Sonu and Deepak after a detailed discussion with notorious criminal Naboo alias Nawab Bhati had hatched the robbery plan two months ago, when he was brought to the district court from for a hearing, the SSP said.

Naboo, a prominent member of the Sunder Bhati gang, is at present lodged in the district jail, the said.

Police have recovered the looted Rs 13 and seized a 315 bore rifle, three single and double barrel guns, two pistols and 26 cartridges from the accused.

The SSP said all the criminals are wanted in more than two dozen criminal cases in police stations in Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad and other districts of western

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 00:25 IST