Three men were arrested on Friday for allegedly robbing a cash collector in the Saket area, south of Delhi.
The three accused have been identified as Kundan, Raja and Hafiz Alam.
Three men were arrested on Friday for allegedly robbing a cash collector in the Saket area of Delhi.
The three accused have been identified as Kundan, Raja and Hafiz Alam. Kudan and Raja are residents of Sangam Vihar while Hafiz Alam is a resident of Khanpur.
The three were arrested on the basis of the victim’s complaint at Saket Police Station. The victim, in his complaint on Wednesday, said he collected money from various shops in the Devli and Dakshinpuri regions. On his way to his office in Chhatarpur, a rickshaw hit him from behind at MB Road near Lado Sarai
Three men got out of the rickshaw and started hitting it. They then fled with his bag containing about Rs 50,000.
During the investigation, police analyzed CCTV footage from nearby areas and found that the rickshaw did not have a license plate.
Police found a suspicious car on MB Road on Thursday and stopped it. The vehicle was driven by Kundan and a country-made pistol was recovered in his possession. He confessed to his crime and at his request Raja and Hafiz Alam were also arrested.
Another accused was identified but fled. He was recently paroled and had devised the plan to rob the debt collector.
He was discovered to be involved in more than 15 such cases, police said, adding that efforts were being made to arrest him.
(With PTI entries)
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