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Saturday, 25 July 2020

Man accused of robberies on highways arrested

Tribune News Service

Palwal, July 24

The police have arrested a gang member in connection with incidents of loot on the Kundli–Ghaziabad–Palwal (KGP) and Kundli–Manesar–Palwal (KMP) expressway on Friday. He is alleged to be involved in half a dozen incidents of loot in the past six months in the district.

SP Deepak Gahlawat said the accused was identified as Dinesh of Baprola village, New Delhi. He was nabbed by a police team after a tip-off. He said Dinesh, who carries a reward of Rs 5,000 had been a member of Bawaria Gang that targeted vehicles on the KMP and KGP expressways.

He said the gang used to force the commuters to pull over after iron nails strewn by them on the expressways caused the tyres to burst. As per the modus operandi, the accused then rob the commuters at gunpoint or other weapon. He said the gang had about a dozen members and had been found to be involved in at least 40 to 50 incidents of loot in the past couple of years in the National Capital Region. The accused has been remanded to police custody by the local court.



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