IM operative threatens newsmen of dire consequences

FPJ BureauUpdated: Saturday, June 01, 2019, 12:10 PM IST
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Indore: “Tum sabhi mediawalon ko dekh lunga,” Indian Mujahiddin (IM) operative Mobin alias Irfan while coming out of a courtroom threatened newsmen when they were nearing him for his statement. Mobin and his aide Ameen alias Anees alias Raja from a Mumbai jail were brought to city to produce them before a local court here on Thursday in connection with four bank robberies.

After the hearing, when Mobin come out of the courtroom, some media persons approached him with questions but he went away issuing a threat of dire consequences to them. Earlier, four witnesses were produced in the court for their statements of which one witness turned hostile.

Police inspector Anand Yadav said that Oriental Bank of Commerce cashier Vishal Washkar and Bank of Maharashtra cashier Vikash Verma identified Mobin and Ameen and recorded their statements, while Bank of Maharashtra cashier Harrun Nawal turned hostile.

In their statement before court, the bank officials identified the accused and recounted the incident of robberies executed by Mobin and Ameen along with their accomplices. Mobin is the kingpin in robberies that took place in Indore in between 2008 to 2010. They had looted around Rs 95 lakh in four different bank robberies – Oriental Bank situated at Sapana Sangeeta, Bank of Maharashtra (Kanadia Road branch), Oriental Bank of Commerce (Sapna-Sangeeta branch) and Bank of Baroda (Goyal Nagar branch).Next hearing of the case is schedule for July 7 and 8.

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