3 involved in different robbery cases nabbed

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Oct 2018 15:36:49


Staff Reporter,


With the arrest of three persons, Raipur Police claimed to have busted a gang committing robbery in outskirts of State capital. The arrested were identified as Yashwant Sahu alias Sonu (18), Ved Prakash Sahu alias Pappu (18) and Khoman Vishwakarma (18), all residents of Abhanpur, police said, adding that one member of the gang is still at large.

Police further informed that from the possession of arrested accused, police have recovered ATM card, mobile handset, cheque worth Rs 500, cash Rs 3,500 and other stuffs totaling Rs 17,500. Police investigators have also seized two motorcycles used in the crime. Following a complaint that a person was looted on October 6 in limits of Abhanpur police station, a joint team of Central Crime Branch (CCB) and local police was formed to investigate the matter.

“Based on tip-off, police rounded the trio and subjected them to interrogation where they admitted of committing the robbery following which recovery was made,” said police. With the arrest of trio, a case registered with Abhanpur police under section 392 (robbery) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) was disposed-off, added police.