The Zirakpur girl,Tabasum,who has been arrested for carrying out the dacoity at the Sector 4 residence of a businessman,had been a dancer at a bar before she joined the kingpin,Sujata,to carry out the dacoity. Investigations have revealed that Sujata,who has also been arrested,developed a friendship with Tabasum during her shows at dance bars at Jalandhar in Punjab and they decided to loot the house where they had been informed by a property dealer that they could decamp with Rs 4 crore.
Besides the property dealer of Barwala,Anil Kumar,police have arrested another girl,Reeshu,a Chandigarh resident,of the gang on Friday,who investigators say was also a dancer at a bar. Three of the accused,Gokul,Sujata and Tabasum were remanded to six-day police custody on Friday by a local court.
According to police,it was Sujata who made the plan to join the dacoity and she roped in the other girls as well. One of the accused,Tabasum,had been talking to the Odisha resident for aound six months and called him to the city to take part in the dacoity.
Investigations have revealed that it was the property dealer,Anil Kumar,who had provided his car for the dacoity. Commissioner,Police,Panchkula-Ambala,range,Rajbir Deswal,said,We have arrested two more persons in the gang and the hunt is on for two men and one more woman whose identity has been revealed as Heena, he said.
Police officials also add that the kingpin of the gang,Sujata,had made the plan to carry out the dacoity and had first discussed the plan with the property dealer before she made the others join in. These girls were bar dancers and some of them had been disowned by their family members, said a senior police official.