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Indore: Police yet to arrest looting spree accused

Police are yet to arrest the three unknown miscreants who were on a looting spree in Indore and Ujjain a few days ago.

indore Updated: Apr 26, 2015 15:51 IST
HT Correspondent

Police are yet to arrest the three unknown miscreants who were on a looting spree in Indore and Ujjain a few days ago.

The miscreants were involved in at least two incidents of loot in Indore and two in Ujjain.

Sources said the police are scanning details of all the gangs in Indore, but till now nothing concrete has come out. Indore crime branch has also rounded-up some people, but till now they have got no lead in the case.

A team of Ujjain police is also camping in the city to investigate the matter.

The three miscreants allegedly looted a pistol from an assistant sub-inspector of Ujjain and also stabbed a person in Ujjain.

The Ujjain police retrieved a CCTV footage and suspected Manoj ‘Nitra’, but Manoj surrendered before a court on Friday and was sent to jail.

Senior police officials confirmed that Manoj was involved in the case.

Following this case, Indore police have arrested some other criminals of the city, but till now the looting spree is not solved.

Free run for 48 hours

Tuesday 3.30 pm: The three miscreants looted an Alto car at gunpoint at bypass under Khajarna police.

10 pm: They moved in the car towards Ujjain. Around 10 pm, they tried to crush on-duty ASI Suresh Chandra Mishra at Palkhanda area on Dewas road. He managed to escape, but the miscreants overpowered him and looted his service revolver.

11.15 pm: Realising they were cordoned off by the police, they abandoned the car and robbed a bike after stabbing the owner at Shani Mandir and fled towards Indore.

Wednesday 8.15 pm: They robbed an Ola cab.

11 pm: The miscreants left the cab in front of DAVV and managed to flee in different direction.

Read: 3 miscreants, 4 robberies, 48 hours; police on tenterhooks in Indore