The police arrested four persons and recovered all the items they had robbed from a home more than a fortnight ago. Addressing the media, Haridwar senior superintendent of police Senthil Avoodai Krishnaraj S informed that on December 31, Vandana Mohan, a resident of Yadavpuri in Ramnagar informed the Gangnahar Kotwali that four unidentified armed men had barged into their house and held the family hostage. The men robbed cash and gold jewellery from the home before leaving. In this regard, Kotwali police registered a case against unknown accused under IPC sections 342/392 and started investigation.
The team identified the accused through CCTV footage. On a tip off from an informant while conducting a check near the Rahimpur gate, Rais Ahmed from Ghaziabad, Ayub from Meerut, Azaruddin from Meerut and Anis Ahmed from Ghaziabad were caught by the police. One of the accused, Salim Saifi from Meerut managed to escape. In the police interrogation, the accused confessed to having carried out the armed robbery at Yadavpuri in Ramnagar. The main accused had come to pay obeisance at Piran Kaliyar and committed the crime while returning from there. The police recovered six gold coins, various golden ornaments, three pistols and a mobile phone from the accused. They also said that they had carried out similar crimes in Aligarh and Bareilly.
Salim, Azaruddin and Ayub used to carry out robberies by first posing as crime branch officials. Muzaffarnagar, Aligarh and Bareilly police have also been informed in this regard. Several serious crime cases are registered against the accused Rais Ahmed, Azaruddin and Ayub. Efforts are being made to arrest the absconding accused Salim.
The Garhwal inspector general announced a reward of Rs 5,000 and SSP announced an award of Rs 2,500 to the police team.
Tuesday, 21 January 2020|PNS|Dehradun
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