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Burglars' gang busted in Gzb; 3 held, Rs 15 lakh recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Three suspected burglars, including a woman, who used to target showrooms, were arrested here and Rs 15 lakh in cash was recovered from them, police said Monday.

Besides, four stolen luxury cars used in recce of the showrooms, two country-made pistols, one imported bike, two scooties, 29 laptops, 5 LED lights, one bundle of costly sarees and shutter-cutting instruments were recovered from the possession of the accused, they said.

DIG said that three suspects were nabbed from near Kanawani culvert in Indirapuram on the basis of a tip-off.

The accused were identified as Rajbir, Sanjay and Anju, he said.

The trio has confessed to their crime and disclosed that after committing theft, they used to dismantle the CCTV and video recorders in the targeted areas to avoid being identified.

They used to sell the stolen items in the weekly scrap markets and too.

In a separate case, a third accused was arrested on Saturday in connection with a house robbery in Balram Nagar area in Ghaziabad's Loni, police said Sunday.

The accused, Ravi, was nabbed in Prahlad Garhi trisection. Looted items and Rs 20 lakh in cash were recovered from his possession, they said.

During interrogation, revealed that he, along with and Arvind, had worked at the marble shop run by was working as domestic help at Jain's house in Loni area, a said.

had allegedly planned the robbery with the other accused. He had also shown the way to Jain's house to and

On February7, and reached the house. Neeraj, who was standing at the main gate, took both of them inside the house where they robbed the owner of Rs 20 lakh and other jewellery items by wielding a stationery knife.

Neeraj and were arrested on February7 and have been sent to jail.

Areward of Rs 25,000 was declared on Ravi for his arrest. Looted jewellery items, card and the mobile phone used in the commission of crime have also been recovered, DIG Agarwal added.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 21:50 IST