Dwarka recently faced a cash van loot case in the City. On Thursday the Dwarka police have arrested two persons including the driver of the vehicle. The cops have recovered Rs 54.4 lakh which is a part of the robbed cash. Police were searching and trying to catch information about the robbers which robbed the van at gunpoint recently.
Narendra Kumar who is the custodian of the cash van informed the police that he along with another custodian Vikas Chauhan went to Yes Bank ATM to fill cash near Manipal Hospital. He informed the police that when they returned after filling cash, they found that the van was missing.
The police had meanwhile received another call that the two other persons, who had accompanied the cash van to the ATM near Manipal Hospital, were found to be admitted at a hospital.
Later when police interrogated the driver, Dheeraj Puri, He said that along with gunman Vijay Kant Mishra, they were waylaid by two armed robbers inside Dwarka. He also included that two persons robbed the cash from the van.
Then police examined the CCTV footage and they found some suspicious movement near the spot. They found that a Hyundai Accent car was moving suspiciously at the time during the incident. They traced the movement of the car and tried to find out about the robbers.
It was found later by the Police officials the car belongs to Madan Lal who is a proclaimed offender. The police arrested him and recovered Rs 30 lakh from his possession. Lal, who is the main conspirator of the heist, said that the driver of the car, Dheeraj Puri was also involved in the robbery.
Lal included in his statement that “Puri had taken away his share of looted cash”. Later on, Police were also successful in arresting Puri and this whole case was solved, They recovered Rs 24.4 lakh from Puri’s house.
By Navuddit Khatri