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Interstate gang of highway robbers busted, 5 held: Punjab Police

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Chandigarh, Feb 10 (PTI) The Punjab Police on Saturday said it has busted an interstate gang of highway robbers with the arrest of five people.

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Director General of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav said police have also seized three pistols and 20 cartridges from the arrested accused.

"In a major breakthrough @PatialaPolice busts interstate gang of highway robbers operating from #Delhi. 5 members arrested from #Rajpura highway.

"They have more than 20 criminal cases under Sec-307, 395, 392, 382 ,379 IPC and Arms Act registered against them in #NewDelhi," Yadav said in a post on X.

"Recovered 3 pistols and 20 live cartridges along with one vehicle and other heavy duty tools. They had plans to commit sensational crime in #Ludhiana and #Jalandhar," he added.

A case under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Arms Act has been registered in Rajpura, the officer informed. PTI CHS RC

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