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Ahmedabad: Five held in two robbery cases | Ahmedabad News


AHMEDABAD: The Ahmedabad crime branch has arrested five people, including two from Uttar Pradesh, in two robbery cases. The cops also recovered part of the booty from them.
The incident had taken place on January 2 and 3.
Acting on a tip-off, we picked up two suspects based on the CCTV footage, said senior crime branch officials.
“During interrogation, they broke down and confessed that they had called three of their associates from Uttar Pradesh. Based on the information provided by the two suspects, a team of crime branch was dispatched to UP which picked up the suspects and recovered part of the booty,” said a crime branch official.
A grocery and pan masala store was robbed of cash on Saturday at gunpoint and on Sunday night, ornaments worth Rs 6.77 lakh was looted by the same gang from a jewellery shop.
“In both incidents, the robbers had fired shots in the air with 7.65mm calibre pistol. The three picked up from UP have been brought to Ahmedabad at about 3am on Wednesday,” added a crime branch official.



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