A member of notorious train robbers gang, has been arrested by the Railway unit of Delhi Police. Police also recovered Rs 8.5 lakh in cash from his possession. Identified as one Sagar, a resident of outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri area, he was arrested on the basis of a specific information.
Police launched a man hunt after a passenger, Jaibir Sharma, lodged a complaint saying he was robed of Rs 3.5 lakh and gold and diamond jewellery when his train was near the New Delhi railway station. Sharma told police that he was travelling from New Jalpaiguri to New Delhi on November 20 to attend a wedding in Haryana when the incident took place.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Railways Harendra Kumar Singh said, “ During the probe that was launched to bring the accused to justice, an information was received that Sagar, said to be involved in the same incident, was at Ajmeri Gate side area of the New Delhi Railway Station, a raid was conducted and he was apprehended on Saturday,” During interrogation, Sagar disclosed that he formed a gang with Ramesh and Vinod, both vagabonds at the New Delhi Railway Station, and targeted slow moving trains, the DCP said.