‘Notorious robber’ arrested by cops
A ‘notorious robber’ whose gang was involved in more than 100 cases of bus robberies has been arrested, police said. Vinod Kumar (30), was caught yesterday in connection with a robbery of a Delhi Police constable who was also attacked by the accused with a knife on December 23 morning, said Ishwar Singh, DCP (south). Victim Ajit Singh, lodged complaint at Vasant Vihar police station that his mobile phone was snatched in a bus that he had boarded at Munirka at around 9 am on December 23, by two persons. He said that he caught one of the accused but he was attacked by the person with a knife. The duo including Vinod managed to flee after threatening the bus driver to open the doors. During interrogation, Vinod gave up names of his associates Ravi, Manoj, Bunty and an auto driver Rajesh. He “admitted” robbery and knife attack on Ajit, alongwith Ravi and Manoj, said the officer. Vinod further disclosed involvement of the gang in more than 100 incidents.