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Five robbers arrested in Jind

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Police today claimed to have busted a gang of robbers with the arrest of five of its members in district.

With their arrest, at least 29 cases of robbery have been solved, a of the police department said.

Police also seized four country-made pistols, 17 live cartridges and a car from them, they said.

The accused have been identified as Bittu alias Pola, Sumit alias Manni, Krishan alias Baba, Sachin and Nishant alias Vicky, all resident of district.

They were nabbed from a stadium of Sheela kheri village in Safidon and were plotting to loot passers-by.

During preliminary interrogation, the accused confessed to having committed various incidents of loot, including Rs 6 lakh in Jind, two robberies of Rs 22 lakh in Rewari, Rs 45 lakh in Karnal, and Rs 10 lakh in Narnaul, he said.

The said that of Police B S Sandhu congratulated the of Police, and his entire team for intensifying efforts to crackdown on crime and criminal activities in the district.

He said that the of has got secret information that some youth, while being in Sheela kheri stadium, were plotting to loot passers-by.

Acting swiftly, police immediately rushed to the spot and booked all the five accused.

During interrogation and search, illicit weapons, live cartridges and a car were seized from them.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 21:10 IST
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