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Two arrested for Rs 1.18 cr cash loot; five still at large

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Police today claimed to have cracked the case in which Rs 1.18 crore was looted from a bank's van in district with the arrest of two persons.

In a daring robbery yesterday, armed men on three motor- cycles and a car looted the meant for ATMs of a private in Bhogpur area.

"We have arrested two persons in connection with the incident," (Rural) Superintendent of Police, Balkar Singh today said.

However, the is yet to be recovered, he said.

One of the accused Ranjit Singh was caught yesterday when he was tracked by a police team at Kartarpur Cheema vllage, the police said.

He suffered bullet injuries during an encounter. He was admitted to a local hospital, they said.

During interrogation, the police came to know that seven people were involved in the crime.

"Jaskaran Singh was arrested from Batala today," said the SP, adding that five other accused would be nabbed soon.

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First Published: Sat, November 11 2017. 20:22 IST