Haryana bandits arrested in Kolkata

July 10th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS  


Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Five armed bandits from Haryana were arrested Thursday while trying to rob an office here, police said. The incident occurred at the office of Riddhi Siddhi International - a dealer of stainless pipes - in central Kolkata.

“Five dacoits from Haryana - Anil Kumar, Ravi Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Wazir Singh and Narendra Singh - broke into the office Thursday afternoon. The residents noticed them and informed the police. They were arrested with a 9-mm pistol and Rs.18 lakhs (Rs.1.8 million) in cash,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Headquarters) Vinet K. Goyal told reporters at Lalbazar Thursday evening.

Police sources said the dacoits are from Haryana’s Sonipat district.

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