2 robbers involved in Rs 1.4 crore robbery arrested in Rani Bagh
New Delhi: The crime branch of Delhi Police has arrested two robbers involved in Rs 1.4 crores robbery in Rani Bagh area.
Police said that from the looted amount the one of the accused purchased a flat. Police identified the accused as Babloo (38) and his associate Vikas (39).
Cash Rs. 5.50 lakh and property bought with the looted money worth more than Rs 26 lakh has been recovered from them.
"Earlier on April 1, their associates, Alam Ali and Mohammad Mustkin had been arrested by Crime Branch and Rs 40.40 lakh of the looted money had been recovered from them at that time," police said.
Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Rajiv Ranjan said that the Rani Bagh robbery was committed on March 22,2017 at about 07:00 pm, while victim was returning with his father in his car. Four persons on two motorcycles stopped their car near Pitampura and robbed Rs 1.4 crore from him at gun
In another case the accused robbed Rs 8 lakh on February 15 at about 4:30 pm, while victim was traveling on his scooty, four persons on two scooty's stopped him and robbed Rs. eight lakh from him at gun point in Moti Nagar.
"The modus operandi was that the gang would follow the cash on their scootys and strike at an opportune moment. One scooty would block the target vehicle, while the other scooty covered the rear side. The gang would threaten the victims at gun point and rob them of their cash," Additional CP Rajiv Ranjan said.
On May 2, police arrested both the accused near Ashoka Main Metro Parking.
During interrogation it was found that Babloois an absent bad character of Sultan Puri police station.
"Non bailable warrant of arrest was found issued against Babloo in the recent case of robbery of Rani Bagh police station," police said.
Police further added that Babloo purchased a flat worth Rs 23 lakh from the looted amount in Palam and had bought modern amenities worth Rs. three lakh to furnish his house.
The other accused Vikas admitted that he has paid Rs. four lakh to a financer to get a new LGV (Light Goods Vehicle) and Rs 1.5 lakh to an Insurance Company to clear his insurance dues regarding his burnt old LGV.