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Robbery bid foiled,four arrested

The Antop Hill police arrested four persons in connection with a robbery attempt on Wednesday.

The Antop Hill police arrested four persons in connection with a robbery attempt on Wednesday. The police have recovered a country-made revolver,three choppers,a rope and a packet of chilli powder from the accused.

The accused were produced in court and have been remanded in police custody till February 26.

The suspects have been identified as Pintu Tiwari (26),Dharmakumar Rambar (26),Fijin Nair (26) and Ranjit Rajbar (24). The police said the four men had gathered at Sion Koliwada on Wednesday night to plan a robbery .

“Their target was an Oshiwara -resident who provides lights and equipment for movie shoots. They had gone to his house a few days ago but had mistaken his domestic help for the owner and did not go ahead with their plan,” said senior police inspector Shamsher Pathan. They then decided to make another attempt.

Pathan added the suspects said they were told that the target kept more than Rs 10 lakh at home.