Farmer’s loot case solved, nephew, 4 others held

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Dec 2017 12:14:39

Staff Reporter,

BARELA police arrested five accused involved in loot of Rs 1.11 lakh with a farmer within 24 hours of the incident and recovered Rs 74,000 from the total amount and a motorcycle used in the incident. Farmer’s maternal nephew planned the conspiracy along with his friends. The accused have been identified as Rajesh Patel (20), son of Vipin Patel, resident of village Khapa Khwari, Bargi, Abhishek Dumar (28), son of Ramkishan Dumar, resident of Belbagh, Anand Choudhary (23), son of Parshottam Choudhary, resident of village Luhari in Madhotal, Kundam Choudhary (20), son of Shyam Lal Choudhary, resident of village Binaiki in Bhedaghat and Rajnish Choudhary (19), son of Shankar Lal Choudhary, resident of village Sakalghat in Narsinghpur and currently lives in Madhotal. Additional SP (Crime) Sandeep Mishra disclosed this while addressing a press conference on Saturday. Late in the night on November 30, a man named Rajendra Patel (35), a resident of Khapa Khwari village in Bargi filed a complaint that he loaded crops and vegetables on a pick-up vehicle and reached to sell it at Krishi Upaj Mandi in Vijay Nagar.

His maternal nephew Rajesh Patel also reached Jabalpur on his motorcycle. He sold the crops and vegetables and withdrew Rs 35,000 from Andhra Bank and took the cash along with money of sold crops worth Rs 1.11 lakh along with other documents with him. He along with hsi nephew were on the way towards village on the motorcycle when an unidentified man stopped them between Devri and Chattarpur and asked to give some petrol. Before he could learn his intentions, the miscreant pulled him at a farm where another man arrived with a cane and snatched Rs 1.11 lakh and managed to escape from the spot towards Silua village on a motorcycle.

Barela police had registered a case under Section 392 of the IPC and started investigations. Police took statement of Rajendra Patel’s nephew named Rajesh Patel and held doubt on his statement. Police team cross examined his statements and found that the suspected man tried to misguide police. During rigorous questioning, the accused broke and confessed to his role in the crime with help of his accomplices. On his identification, police started search and arrested four other accused and recovered Rs 74,000 from them.