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Two arrested for robbing Delhi bizman

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two men were arrested today for allegedly robbing a of more than eight rupees in December 2016, the police said.

The accused were identified as (35) and Sohan alias (23), both residents of Haryana's district and suspected to be members of Mainpal gang, they said.

Based on a tip off, the police laid a trap near a cremation ground in Dwarka's Sector-17, where the accused were expected to arrive in a Scorpio car. Subsequently, both of them were arrested, of Police (Crime) said.

told the police that on December 13, 2016, during the demonetisation period, he and his associates Naveen, Sonu, Krishan, and Raj, among others, robbed Rs 2,000 denomination currency notes worth over Rs 8 from a and his friend, the ACP said.

and his accomplices posed as Delhi Police's special staff, he said.

However, denied involvement in the robbery and told the police that he had come in contact with Sanjay only six to seven months ago, Singla said.

A manhunt has been launched to nab the remaining accused, he said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 01:00 IST