Kolkata Manappuram robbery gang busted, five nabbed from Vizag

Kolkata Manappuram robbery gang busted, five nabbed from Vizag

Summary: Efforts are on to trace him.Those arrested have been identified as — Thakur Anurag Kumar Singh alias Jacky, Sunny Kumar Singh, both hailing from Bihar, Sasanth Singh, Manoj Kumar and Mukesh Prasadwas. While Sasanth and Manoj were arrested from Pusapatirega in Vizianagaram district, Mukesh was nabbed at Rajahmundry.The gang was involved in looting 32kg gold from the Dunlop branch of Manappuram Finance on December 30 last year. KOLKATA: Five key persons of a Bihar-based gang, that was allegedly behind several robberies, including the one at a city branch of Manappuram Finance , have been arrested after a month-long investigation and another month of trailing by the sleuths. "They confessed they prefer such financial institutions as their security is always miminal compared to bank branches," said an officer.A source said the main accused, Kumar Gaurav alias Subodh Singh, is hiding in Bihar. The invesigating team comprised of officials from the Barrackpore detective department, the state CID and Baranagar Police.According to a police officer, the gang was nabbed from a Vizag hotel and the adjoining RK Beach, where they had converged to plan their next heist.
KOLKATA: Five key persons of a Bihar-based gang, that was allegedly behind several robberies, including the one at a city branch of Manappuram Finance , have been arrested after a month-long investigation and another month of trailing by the sleuths. The invesigating team comprised of officials from the Barrackpore detective department, the state CID and Baranagar Police.According to a police officer, the gang was nabbed from a Vizag hotel and the adjoining RK Beach, where they had converged to plan their next heist. The main accused though managed to give cops the slip.

Efforts are on to trace him.Those arrested have been identified as — Thakur Anurag Kumar Singh alias Jacky, Sunny Kumar Singh, both hailing from Bihar, Sasanth Singh, Manoj Kumar and Mukesh Prasadwas. While Sasanth and Manoj were arrested from Pusapatirega in Vizianagaram district, Mukesh was nabbed at Rajahmundry.The gang was involved in looting 32kg gold from the Dunlop branch of Manappuram Finance on December 30 last year. This prompted the CID to ask financial institutions to beef up their security.

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