Three arrested for robbing scrap dealer

DN Bureau

Three persons were arrested for allegedly robbing a scrap dealer in Dilshad Garden area here when he was returning on a motorcycle after collecting cash from a client.

Three arrested for robbing scrap dealer (Representational Image)
Three arrested for robbing scrap dealer (Representational Image)

New Delhi: Three persons were arrested for allegedly robbing a scrap dealer in Dilshad Garden area here when he was returning on a motorcycle after collecting cash from a client, police said on Wednesday.

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On February 17, Munna Beg was returning on a motorcycle to his godown in Jhulfe Bengal Industrial area after collecting Rs four lakh cash from his client. At about 8 pm when he reached near his godown, some unknown persons on three motorcycles waylaid him and robbed him of his cash at gunpoint and knifepoint, a senior police officer said.

A case was registered in this regard at Seemapuri police station, he said.

With the help of CCTV footage and technical surveillance, the police managed to nab three culprits involved in the crime on Tuesday, he added.

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Two motorcycles and one knife used in the commission of the crime and two mobile phones purchased by the culprits from the robbed money were recovered, the police said.

Efforts are being made to nab the remaining culprits, they added. (PTI) 

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