Greater than two months after dacoits had allegedly robbed Rs 96.32 lakh at gunpoint after throwing chilli powder within the eyes of two staff of a personal money transportation firm in Gurgaon, the police have arrested the primary accused, stated officers Tuesday.
The accused, Jitender alias Jeetu, was arrested on Monday from Subhash Chowk by a workforce of Crime Department Sector 40, stated the police.
The police have to this point recovered Rs 78.4 lakh money, three vehicles, 4 cell phones, a gun, 4 stay cartridges, and a faux quantity plate within the case and arrested seven accused—Neel Kamal, Gulab, Jony, Kulbir, Javed, Diwankar, and Jitender.
Preet Pal, ACP (Crime), stated, “The accused Jitender was concerned within the planning of the theft and had performed an lively half within the execution. He has at the very least six prison instances in opposition to him. The gang’s earlier plan was to hold out the theft just a few days previous to the incident, however they put it off since Jitender couldn’t take part that day. He revealed that he took his share of Rs 10.5 lakh from the loot and had been consistently altering areas to evade arrest.”
On April 18, at the very least 5 males had thrown chilli powder on the employees of a personal money transportation firm close to Subhash Chowk on Sohna Street and decamped with Rs 96.32 lakh money at gun-point. The police probe had discovered that one of many accused was a former worker of the money transportation firm and was conscious of its route. The accused had deliberate the loot on a Monday as they had been conscious that the gathering is highest on that day within the week.
After the incident, the Gurgaon police had issued a number of instructions to banks, non-public safety companies, and money dealing with companies for secure transportation of money underneath Part 71 of the Haryana Police Act.