The Delhi Police have arrested three men for allegedly robbing people in southwest district’s Delhi Cantt area. Police have also recovered two robbed purses and one knife was from the possession of the accused.
The accused identified as Rahul Kashyap (25), Surender (20), both residents of Badayun district in Uttar Pradesh and Ranjeet (27), a resident of Darbhanga district in Bihar.
According to Devender Arya, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), South West district, on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday near Dhaula Kuan flyover, police noticed two persons raising alarm for help and three men running towards railway tracks near Dhaula Kuan.
“However, one of the accused was arrested and later identified as Kashyap, while two of his accomplices managed to escape. Later, Surender was arrested from the jungle near railway line and Ranjeet from Delhi Cantt area,” the DCP said.
“During interrogation, the accused disclosed that in order to evade arrest after committing crime, they used to hide themselves in the jungle of Ridge road and railway line near Dhaula Kaun and waited for targets to rob them,” the DCP said. “During further interrogation, the accused admitted that they were involved in another robbery on April 8,” the DCP said, adding further investigation is going on.