Ahmedabad: With two daring armed angdia robberies, one at Bavla on last Friday and the other near Halol which took place on Monday, leaving one dead in four days, Gujarat Police has gone all out to trace such suspects in angadia robberies across the state.
The efforts yielded fruits when city crime branch on Monday morning nabbed three suspects involved in a similar angadia robbery of Rs 2.67 crore near Aurangabad during the early hours of May 3. Cops have recovered cash of Rs 1.10 crore from the accused.
Joint Commissioner of Police, crime branch JK Bhatt said the three arrested are Hitendra Patel, Jayesh Patel both residents of Sadhav village in Gandhinagar and Sanjay Patel of Vadnagar in Mehsana. Interestingly senior crime branch officials termed the gang as "Patel gang" while addressing the media.
"We are hunting for Upendra Patel while Maharashtra police is conducting a similar operation near Aurangabad to nab remaining seven suspects who allegedly are members of dreaded Anna gang of Maharashtra" Bhatt said.
Deputy Commissioner of Police crime branch Deepan Bhadran said that on a tip off their team intercepted a car near Gota overbridge on SG road and arrested the three accused.