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Six robbers held in Ghaziabad

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Six robbers, wanted in several cases, have been arrested and three firearms seized from their possession from Jawli village road, police said today.

Acting on a tip-off, the Loni Police arrested Gaurav, Pawan, Kanaha, Chinoo, Rahul and Rinkoo, who were involved in several cases of robbery, on Thursday night, Senior Superintendent of Police H N Singh said.

Police also recovered Rs 8.48 lakh and three country-made pistols and live cartridges from the six accused, he said.

The accused were allegedly involved in the August 21 robbery in which several bike-borne persons allegedly robbed a collection agent of Rs 15 lakh after cornering him near the Vasundhara police post, the SSP said.

They have confessed to have committing two more robberies in Kavinagar and Loni border areas, Singh said.

They have been sent to jail, the SSP added.

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First Published: Sun, October 08 2017. 00:42 IST