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Seven held for robbing bath fittings worth Rs 1.15 cr held in Noida

Press Trust of India  |  Noida 

Seven members of a gang, who had robbed bathroom fittings including brass worth over Rs 1 crore from a company here earlier this month, have been arrested, police said Thursday.

All stolen items have been recovered and the police have found involvement of a working in the Sector 63-located company in the case, a said.

"Bathroom fittings worth Rs 1.15 crore were stolen from the company on March 3. All stolen products have been recovered and seven accused, including the of the gang, have been arrested," Senior of Police, Gautam Buddh Nagar, said.

"They had committed the robbery with the help of the of the company who facilitated them in getting away with the bathroom fittings. He was a member of the gang himself who had joined the security of the company about 10 days prior to the heist," he said.

"He had joined the company to explore the location and on the intervening night of March 3 and 4 had got other security personnel sloshed after which the gang decamped the company with bath fittings including costly brass-made taps," the SSP said.

On Thursday, the gang was on its way to where it had planned to sell-off the products, but was held on a tip-off at T P Nagar in Sector 65 by a team from Phase 3 police station and the special Star-1 squad, he told reporters.

A canter truck that was used for transporting the products has been recovered and impounded, Krishna said.

The accused have been identified as gang Kuldeep Kumar Tomar, Deepak Tomar, Rakesh Kumar, Irfan Khan alias Raju, who worked as the in the company, Babu, and Pankaj Kumar, police said.

They have been charged with IPC sections 420 (fraud), 406 (criminal breach of trust), 457 (tress-passing), and related offences, they said.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 19:45 IST