Bhilai police nab three suspected in serial robberies

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Bhilai police nab three suspected in serial robberies

Friday, 15 March 2019 | Staff Reporter | BHILAI

The Chhattisgarh Director General of Police (DGP) had announced a reward of Rs  2 lakh for policemen who have crack the case

Bhilai police on Thursday nabbed three suspected in several robberies in and around the city, including the March 5 looting of Rs  9 Lakh from a casher of a private firm.

The accused were arrested from the National Highway near Chandra Maurya Talkies in Bhilai, police said.  

The Chhattisgarh Director General of Police (DGP) had announced a reward of Rs  2lakh for policemen who have crack the case. 

Inspector General of Police, Durg Range, Himanshu Gupta and others senior police officials in a press briefing told media persons here that they expect the arrest would throw light on a few more incidents of loots, including the one at a jewelry shop in Changorabhata Raipur.

The master mind of the March 5 looting in Bhilai was a resident of the city Devi Prasad Basor. Along with his two other associates Manish Basor (Bhilai) and Sanjay alias Mahesh Verma, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, were also arrested after he spilled the beans, the police said.

Police have seized Rs  2.2 lakh, a pistol and its four rounds of ammunition, a handmade pistol and five rounds of its ammunition as well as a two wheeler used in the crime from their custody.

It is suspected that the culprits were also involved in a dozen of other incidents of robbery including the one at the jewelry shop at Changorabhata Raipur recently and another at a petrol pump in Kohka in 2015, Bhilai police said.