Rs.20 mn robbery case solved, six arrested

August 25th, 2008 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The east district police have arrested six persons and claimed to have solved a Rs.20-million robbery case.The incident took place Aug 13 when four persons barged into the office of Deepak Kansal at Mandawali, and at gunpoint robbed and fled with Rs.20 million.

The police have till now recovered over Rs.10 million and are expecting more recoveries.

During investigation, suspicion was raised over Raghu, a tea stall owner who was missing from the area. “3 people of the area were also missing after the incident. We searched for them at various places,” a police officer said.

“Two accused, Tara Singh and Raghu, were arrested Sunday from near a mall in east Delhi based on secret information,” the official added.

The police recovered Rs.2.9 million from Tara Singh and Rs.1.25 million from Raghu.

“On their disclosure, other accused Sushil and Rajan were also arrested and Rs.200,000 were recovered from their possession,” the police said.

The police further arrested two other accused, Nafees and Mahesh on information given by Raghu and Tara and recovered Rs.4.5 million from the possession of Nafees and Rs.1.35 million from Mahesh.

However, two of their associates are still absconding. The police are expecting to arrest them soon.

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