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Looted apparels worth Rs 22 lakhs recovered

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Four highway robbers were arrested from the Delhi-Meerut highway for looting Rs 22 lakh worth of garments from a truck in August, police said today.

Shanawaz, Manvir, Rajkumar and Akbar were arrested after their car was intercepted by a police team on a tip-off last night, SP (City) Salman Taj Patil said.

He added the driver of the car managed to escape.

"During interrogation, the accused revealed where the loot was hidden, after which the stolen garments were recovered," he said.

"They had looted the truck at Rajnagar Extension on August 21," he said.

Four country-made pistols 7 live and three used cartridges were seized from them, the SP said.

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First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 01:13 IST