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Rajkot robbery case accused held in Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 22-year-old man, wanted in connection with the Rs 43 lakh robbery in Gujarat's Rajkot, was arrested today by the Anti Extortion Cell (AEC) of Mumbai Police from suburban Govandi, police said.

The accused, identified as Shahrukh Sakhale, hails from Bhakti Nagar in

According to an official, Sakhale has been on the run since May 23 after he and his three aides allegedly attacked an angadia firm employee at bus stand and robbed him of cash and diamonds worth Rs 43 lakh.

A case was registered at police station following the incident.

The said that had forwarded a video of the incident to the crime branch of the Mumbai Police, he said.

On specific inputs, police today laid a trap in and arrested Sakhale, he said, adding that the accused will be handed over to

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 22:15 IST