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Four robbers arrested for looting Rs 7.80 lakh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Four robbers have been arrested for allegedly looting Rs 7.80 lakh from a trader's collection agent in Trilok Puri area of east Delhi, police said today.

The collection agent of Writer Safe Guard company, Anil Kumar, was going to his office in Panchsheel Park to deposit the cash collected by him when he was looted by four robbers on NH 24 on September 26.

Anil's motorcycle was pushed by two of the robbers on NH 24 and he fell down. Soon, two other men came in a Honda Civic car and escaped after robbing him, a police officer said.

During investigation, police traced the car through its registration number and yesterday arrested the four robbers -- identified as Amit Arya, 24, Kapil, 20, Raju Bangali, 28, and Jitender 20, said the officer.

A bike and the car used by the robbers and Rs 50,000 of looted cash was recovered from them.

During interrogation, they revealed that Raju and one absconding gang member Nikhil knew about Anil's work and made a plan to rob him.

Search is on to arrest Nikhil and another member of the gang, he added.

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

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First Published: Tue, October 11 2016. 19:22 IST