Armed robbery: Police arrests four, Rs 98 lakh cash recovered

Derabassi police on Thursday arrested four more culprits in the robbery case of one crore rupees. Three of the four accused have been arrested from Maharashtra. Police recovered Rs 98.09 lakh out of total Rs 1 crore. The arrested accused were produced in the court from where they were sent to three days police custody.

On June 10, armed robbers robbed property dealer Harjit Nagpal at gunpoint and also shot a fruit vendor who was chasing the robbers. A case has been registered at Derabassi police station.

During investigation, it was revealed that one of the accused Ranjodh Singh had come to meet Nagpal regarding a property deal, but it turned into a dacoity.

The police arrested Ranjodh Singh on the same day and on the disclosure made by Ranjodh Singh the other accused Maninderjit Singh and Saurabh were arrested.

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On the disclosure of the other accused, the police identified four more accused as Arya, Mahipal Singh, Sunny Jaglan and Abhay Singh.

Police recovered Rs 28 lakh from Ranjodh Singh, Rs 45 lakh and a country-made pistol from Maninderjit Singh, Rs 18 lakh from Mahipal Singh, Rs 2.59 lakh from Sunny Jaglan and Rs 4.5 lakh from Abhai Singh.

Police arrested accused Arya, Mahipal, Sunny Jaglan and Abhai Singh from Kolhapur in Maharashtra.

Police have also recovered a Honda City car, a Toyota Corolla car, a country-made pistol, three live cartridges along with Rs 98.09 lakh from the accused.