Gang of 20 interstate robbers arrested
May 14, 2007 - 9:51:11 PM

New Delhi, May 14 - A gang of 20 robbers from Bihar that was planning to burgle a shop in west Delhi was arrested and laptops, mobiles and electronic goods worth Rs.150,000 seized from them, police said Monday.

The accused belong to Motihari and Sitamarhi districts of Bihar, police said.

Acting on a secret tip-off that the gang would commit a robbery at some shop in Moti Nagar area, the police carried out two separate raids to arrest them.

Seven of the gang were apprehended in the first raid, while 13 were nabbed later.

'The gang revealed that they operated in Jammu and Kashmir, Ludhiana, Dehradun, Hathras, Agra, Patna, Kolkata and almost in every area of the national capital,' Deputy Commissioner of Police Robin Hibu said Monday.

Police recovered two country made revolvers, three live cartridges, four button actuated knives, housebreaking implements, 10 laptops, 59 mobile phones and electronic gadgets from their possession.

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