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6 ‘fake police’ held for robbery in Coimbatore

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | ANANTH MATHIVANAN
Published Jul 23, 2019, 2:19 am IST
Updated Jul 23, 2019, 2:19 am IST
Based on a tip-off, a team led by assistant commissioner Soma Sekar arrested a six-member gang from Madhukkarai on Monday.
A suspicious Naushad lodged a complaint at Rathinapuri police station police officials after verifying the incident with DVAC staff, who confirmed it to be a robbery.
 A suspicious Naushad lodged a complaint at Rathinapuri police station police officials after verifying the incident with DVAC staff, who confirmed it to be a robbery.

COIMBATORE: A Special team police have cracked the Rs 13 lakh robbery case with the arrest of six ‘fake policemen’ here. According to police, Naushad, a native of Thalacherry in Kerala came down to Coimbatore on July 17 along with his friend Abinesh to purchase jewels. While they were nearing Sivananda Colony, a five-member gang in two cars blocked Naushad’s car. They claimed to be Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) staff and took away Rs 13 lakh  cash with them, asking Naushad to produce proper accounts at nearby police station and take back cash.

A suspicious Naushad lodged a complaint at Rathinapuri police station police officials after verifying the incident with DVAC staff, who confirmed it to be a robbery. On suspicion, police took Naushad’s associate Abinesh into custody and he confessed to planning the robbery.

 

Based on a tip-off, a team led by assistant commissioner Soma Sekar arrested a six-member gang from Madhukkarai on Monday. They were identified as Siva, 39, from Palakkad, Ajith, 26, Aravindhan, 42, from Thrissur, Padmanaban, 50, from Coimbatore-Rathinapuri, Kamalesh, 42, from KK Pudhur and 63-year-old Natarajan from Thudiyaloor. Police seized Rs 40,000, besides two cars used for the crime along with a few cell phones from the gang. Police have also launched a search for 3 more of the gang on run.

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