Quick reaction of the local police foiled a robbery bid on Thursday afternoon and saved Rs 1.5 lakh of a local resident. One of the gang members was arrested late Thursday night.
Senior superintendent of police Harcharan Singh Bhullar said three motorcycle-borne youth on Thursday afternoon attacked Deepak when he was on his way to the local bank to deposit Rs 1.5 lakh. The accused snatched the money from him and tried to flee.
Deepak raised an alarm, following which a police patrol team chased the accused. Seeing the police, the accused dropped the bag and .315 bore pistol on the spot and fled. Accused Vijay Kumar, who is a clerk with a local advocate, was arrested on Thursday night from his house in Dashmesh colony.