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Pune: Rs 12 lakh looted from car, driver among four arrested by police

Pimpri Chinchwad crime: Pune Police said that Rs 11 lakh and a two-wheeler were recovered.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: August 13, 2021 10:17:18 am
Raju Borhade, also a resident of Ahmednagar, had lodged the first information report (FIR) in this case at the Chakan police station.

Pimpri-Chinchwad Police have arrested four persons for allegedly looting Rs 12 lakh in cash from a car.

Police said the accused include the car driver Suresh Gaikwad (32) and his three aides Sameer Sonawane (21), Akshay Sonawane (27) and Pradeep Navale (22), all residents of Ahmednagar.

Raju Borhade, also a resident of Ahmednagar, had lodged the first information report in this case at the Chakan police station.

Police said Borhade works as a cashier for a company in Sangamner in Ahmednagar district. He, along with the driver Gaikwad, were transporting cash of Rs 12 lakh in a car on Sunday for payment of salaries of the company employees.

Three persons intercepted the car at Talegaon chowk in Chakan. They allegedly started an argument with Borhade and the car driver, before looting the cash and escaping from the spot.

Police checked CCTV footage and found driver Gaikwad’s movements suspicious. During further investigation, they confirmed his involvement in the crime.

Police arrested Gaikwad and also his three aides. Cash of Rs 11 lakh and a two-wheeler have been recovered from the four accused.

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