There is a cash prize of Rs 50,000/- on the ringleader of the busted gang, Avinash
In a swift action, the Lucknow police on Saturday nabbed four miscreants said to be involved in robbing an accountant of a trader in a braod daylight robbery on Friday. The Naka Hindola police recovered Rs 5 lakh robbed from the accountant along with two motorcycles and a country-made pistol from the possession of the miscreants.
According to the police, the robbery was committed by an ex-accountant of the trader along with his friends.
According to SP (west) Sarvesh Kumar Misra, the police had got CCTV footage of the robbery that was committed with the accountant Rajneesh Kumar of Deepak Trading Company. While investigating into the incident, the police came to know about Shubham of Faizullahganj in Madiaon police station area.
Thereafter, the police nabbed Shubham and his three aides Faizullahganj resident Pradeep, Dhananjay and Shailendra. All of them confessed their involvement in robbery with Rajneesh. According to Naka Hindola police station in charge Dheerendra Yadav, the miscreants are native of Gonda district and added that kingpin of the robbery was Shubham, who used to work as accountant in Deepak Trading Company. However, he was removed from his job owing to dereliction of duty on July 5. Enraged over this, Shubham conspired to rob the company of cash and including three of his aides in the crime. Shubham knew exactly when the money was taken to be deposited in the bank, the police said.