Itarsi Railway Police busts gang of train robbers

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Dec 2017 11:29:17


Staff Reporter,

Itarsi Railway Police has succeeded to foil a major train robbery incident by arresting as many as fifteen robbers. Two more robbers succeeded to give slip to cop and hunt is on to nab them.

Fire arms and sharp weapons have been recovered from the possession of held accused. Accused have confessed of committing several sensational incidents in trains passing through Itarsi. All accused hail from Bihar.

It was on Sunday that Itarsi Railway Police got air that around 16 to 17 miscreants are in hiding near tower wagon garage situated near platform number 6 and 7. They are planning to commit a big robbery incident in train. Acting promptly, GRP police in the leadership of inspector B S Chouhan surrounded the robbers and caught as many as 15 robbers. Two of their accomplices managed to escape from the scene.

The name of accused are: Mukesh Mahto (36), Puneet Mahto (40), Bittu Mehto (28), Abhiram Mehto (23), Deepak Methil (24), Sachin Shah (37), Deepak Poddar (40), Bablu Kumar alias Gorelal Gupta (39), Neeraj Kumar (24), Subodh Kumar (22), Rajkumar Ram (43), Sumit Shah (36), Rajeev Kumar Shah (34).

All accused hail from Bihar. A country-made revolver was recovered from Mukesh Mehto, air gun from Veerendra, sharp knives from Gautam, Buttu, Puneet, Abhiram, screw driver from Bablu Kumar, a bunch of keys from Neeraj, chain cutter from Raj Kumar and Rajeev etc.