1 crore robbery case solved, 8 arrested in Kathua

TSL News Network

KATHUA, Nov 24: Kathua Police in a major breakthrough succeeded in solving the sensational Rs. 1 crore robbery case, arrested eight accused involved in the robbery and recovered cash.

The Incident took place on October 26, 2018 in the late evening, when accused in a planned conspiracy boarded a Bolero and intercepted a Goods Carrier Truck belonging to Montage Industry Pvt Ltd, Bari Brahmna on NHW near Barwal Morh Kathua and looted the money on gun point from the goods carrier. On this incident, Police registered a case FIR No 398/2018 u/s 341,392 RPC u/s 3/25 Arms Act and investigation started. During investigation number of suspicious persons  were interrogated.

After sustained and strenuous efforts, Kathua Police succeeded in unearthing the sensational robbery case and arrested eight accused involved. They were identified as Kiran Bhagat @ Chottu S/o Sham Lal R/o Kheri Sandi Samba, Pintu Jamwal S/o Darmaze Singh R/o Raipur Samba, Gourav Kumar Gautam S/o Lekh Raj Goutam R/o BulandSher UP A/p Sector no 7 Gangyal, Jammu; Vikas Talwar S/o Rajesh Talwar R/o  Maitra Ramban; Ajay Kumar S/o Baber Singh R/o  Sikanderpur Mujaffar Nagar Khatli UP, Yogesh Salgotra S/o  Mohan Salgotra R/o Greater Kailash Jammu; Rajat Kagial @ Raju S/o Chaman Lal R/o Jorian Jammu and Varun Singh S/o Popinder Singh R/o ward no 10 Budhwani Samba.

Police also recovered looted money to the tune of Rs 29, 84,500. More arrests and recovery is expected in the case wherein further investigation is going on.