Agra, 2017.06.26 (Aditya Devi, TNN): Mathura police arrested three persons on Monday for their alleged involvement in robbing a CNG pump manager of Rs 25 lakh on June 12. The accused include a history-sheeter Rohtas.
The other two criminals were identified as Chakleshwar and Naresh. All three are residents of Mathura.
Based on a tip-off, a joint team of Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) personnel and Chatta police raided Taroli village on Sunday evening and arrested the three criminals.
The team also recovered three country-made pistols, 12 live cartridges, one motorcycle, one kg of the sedative Alprazolam and Rs 8,200 in cash from their possession, said SP (rural) Aditya Shukla on Monday.
Chatta police in Mathura and Kama police station in Bharatpur had announced a reward of Rs 5,000 each on Rohtas. There are around 17 cases against him.
Police said that the accused confessed to their role in the June 12 incident during interrogation apart from several other cases of robbery. Two of their aides, Guddu and Siya, are on the run.
On June 12, the manager was on his way to a bank in his car to deposit cash when the four bike-borne robbers intercepted him and snatched his bag at gunpoint. The accused snatched the bags along with his car keys before fleeing the spot.