Noida police cracks robbery case involving Rs 2.73 lakh of meat trader
| Friday | 11th January, 2019
NOIDA: With the arrest of three persons on Friday, police here claimed to have cracked the robbery case involving Rs 2.73 lakh of a meat trader as it emerged that it was his aide who had concocted the crime.
Although in this case he was not certain about the amount, but he knew it was a good sum," Pandey said.
"He knew that on Wednesdays Kaleem goes to the market with a good amount of money.
On Wednesday, Noor Kaleem, who lives in Salarpur here, was on his way along with his aide Irfan on an e-rickshaw to the Ghazipur market when two bike-borne assailants waylaid them around 5.30 am near Sector 78, police said.Kaleem was carrying Rs 2.73 lakh, which were robbed at gun-point by the duo who fled the scene, and later a case was registered at the Sector 49 police station, they said.
"During probe, when police made inquiries from Irfan about the incident, his statements appeared contradictory and on persisted interrogation he admitted to hatching the robbery plan," Circle Officer, Noida 3rd, Shwetabh Pandey said.Irfan, 28, who runs a barber's shop in Salarpur, had known Kaleem for a couple of months, but had developed good rapport with him and would often help the trader with his logistics work.
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