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Five robbers arrested in Jind

PTI Last Updated at 11 Aug 2018, 21:08 IST India

Chandigarh, Aug 11 (PTI) The Haryana Police today claimed to have busted a gang of robbers with the arrest of five of its members in Jind district.

With their arrest, at least 29 cases of robbery have

been solved, a spokesperson of the police department said.

Police also seized four country-made pistols, 17 live cartridges and a car from them, they said.

The accused have been identified as Bittu alias Pola, Sumit alias Manni, Krishan alias Baba, Sachin and Nishant alias Vicky, all resident of Jind district.

They were nabbed from a stadium of Sheela kheri village in Safidon and were plotting to loot passers-by.

During preliminary interrogation, the accused confessed to having committed various incidents of loot, including Rs 6 lakh in Jind, two robberies of Rs 22 lakh in Rewari, Rs 45 lakh in Karnal, and Rs 10 lakh in Narnaul, he said.

The spokesperson said that Director General of Police B S Sandhu congratulated the Superintendent of Police, Jind and his entire team for intensifying efforts to crackdown on crime and criminal activities in the district.

He said that the detective team of Jind police has got secret information that some youth, while being in Sheela kheri stadium, were plotting to loot passers-by.

Acting swiftly, police immediately rushed to the spot

and booked all the five accused.

During interrogation and search, illicit weapons, live cartridges and a car were seized from them.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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