Three held for robberies at gunpoint in Delhi

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New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Three criminals have been arrested on charge of committing robberies at gunpoint in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) and three pistols seized from them, the police said on Wednesday.

Azad, 28, Kanahi, 24, and Bharat Kumar Goswami, 23, were arrested on Tuesday near the Red Fort.

“Three loaded pistols were seized from them. They confessed to their involvement in robberies in Delhi and NCR areas,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Madhur Verma said.

On March 25, they snatched Rs 3 lakh at gunpoint from Aatish Sharma in the Chandni Chowk area by forcing him to stop his two-wheeler by blocking his with motorcycles they were riding, the police officer said.

They used similar modus operandi to rob other victims in Gulabi Bagh, near Pratap Nagar Metro Station, Gandhi Nagar, and other areas.

Police identified the three through technical surveilance following many complaints of robberies.

Two of their accomplices, identified as Jeetu and Sanjeet, are still on the run, the police added.

–IANS

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