Two robberies amounting
Ashok Kumar, an egg wholesaler near model gram railway station, was robbed of Rs 2 lakh at gunpoint on Thursday morning. Afterwards, the robbers ran away on a bike.
Ashok said he had to give Rs 2 lakh to a trader which he had kept in a bucket in his shop and was waiting for him. However, all of a sudden two clean-shaven boys in their 20s entered the shop and snatched the bucket from him. He ran behind them but they fired at him. But the bullet did not hit him as it passed through the tyre of a rickshaw standing nearby.
"Another turbaned boy was waiting for the duo on a bike. They quickly jumped onto the bike and the trio ran away with the bucket and money along. As they fired at me, I stopped running after them," said Ashok.
In another incident on Wednesday night, a Mumbai jeweller, Sanjay Mehta, was robbed of gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 12 lakh. Sanjay was returning to his hotel after meeting jewellers at Mall road. He said two persons — one wearing a turban and other clean-shaven — posed themselves as I-T officials and asked him to show the bag. When he showed the bag, the duo took out the pouch containing diamond and gold jewellery and ran away quickly.
ADCP Nilambari Jagdale said, "We have taken the CCTV footage and have taken statements of a few persons as well. Our team is working on this case."
3 arrested with 13 kg opium
Police on Thursday arrested three persons with 13 kgs of opium. Out of them, while one woman, Suman, was married to a hawaldaar posted in the Army, another woman, Gurmeet Kaur, is a panchayat member of Rampur village. The third person was Gurmeet Kaur's husband Jaswant Singh. The couple resides at Rampur village while Suman is a resident of Rajasthan village.
Dehlon SHO Harbans Singh said they were travelling in a white Maruti car and they spotted them at a barricade. The SHO stopped the car because he became suspicious and also called a woman police officer as well. The car was being driven by one Jaswant Singh. A total of 4 kg opium was seized from Jaswant while his wife also had 4 kgs of opium. The rest 5 kg opium was recovered from Suman. The trio have been booked under the NDPS Act.
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