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Delhi: Two held for robbing, attacking cop

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two men, who allegedly fired at a last week in a bid to rob him, have been arrested from near in Delhi, police said on Monday.

The accused were identified as (30) and (34), they said.

(ASI) Vedi Ram, posted at the station, lodged a complaint on Thursday that on his way to Seelampur after completion of his duty, he was intercepted by two persons near the Golden Jubilee Park at around 11.45 pm, of Prasad said.

He alleged that the accused, who came on a motorcycle, asked him to hand over his belongings. When he resisted, they shot him in the stomach and fled with his wallet and mobile phone, she said.

Farhaz and Riaz were identified with the help of CCTV footage, the DCP said.

Following a tip off, a trap was laid and the accused persons were arrested, Prasad said.

Police recovered three and a motorcycle from their possession.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 21:55 IST