The local police arrested three persons for robbery within few hours of the crime and recovered the looted money from them on Thursday.
Truck driver Kuldeep told the police he was robbed by five youths at the T-point of Paploha road on the Kalka-Parwanoo border.
“We conducted raids in Rattpur area near Pinjore. We cracked the case within three hours. First, we succeeded in arresting one of the accused, Jaspreet. After he confessed to have committed the crime, he led to the arrest of two others — Javed and Prince,” said Manish Kumar, Kalka police station SHO.
They revealed names of two others identified as Vikram and Sandeep.
Kuldeep was returning from Parwanoo after unloading the truck and was carrying Rs 30,000. He was alone when attacked. The money was taken from him.
All the accused are from Pinjore and used to commit vehicle thefts, police said. They will be produced before the court on Friday.A case of dacoity has been registered in this regard at Kalka police station