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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 12:08 AM IST

Indore: After Ankit, cops round up 4 aides

Indore: Vehicle lifters’ gang busted, minor among 3 arrested |

Indore: Vehicle lifters’ gang busted, minor among 3 arrested |

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Four accomplices of notorious criminal Ankit Sharma were arrested by Chandan Nagar and Juni Indore police station staff on Saturday. Ankit was earlier arrested from Khudel area on Thursday. Police have recovered two firearms and two knives from them.  Ankit was on-the-run after opening fire at a petrol pump in Chandan Nagar and at a house in Juni Indore area for a few days. He mentioned the names of his four accomplies who were with him during the incident. Since then, police were searching for them.

How the cops pieced the clues
Acting on a tip-off, Chandan Nagar police arrested Ankit’s accomplices Jeevan Parmar of Vyasfala and Abhishek alias Kalu Pandit of of Vidya Palace Colony. They were roaming near Sirpur Lake when they were arrested with two country made pistols and two live cartridges. The accused have allegedly confessed to be with Ankit during firing incident at Raja Petrol Pump on Dhar Road. An activa scooter and a bike were also recovered from the accused.

They are drug addicts and used to frequent Ujjain and Omkareshwar for drugs. They have also created a WhatsApp group for their criminal activities. Juni Indore police station teams have arrested Ankit’s accomplices Mohit Bhat and Krishna Katare. They were with Ankit when he had opened fire at the house of Harpreet Mekan in Khatiwala Tank area a few days ago.

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Arms and the man
According to the police, Krishna was arrested from near Manikbagh Bridge with a knife. Accused Mohit was arrested from Mahakal Square in Khatiwala Square. A big knife was also recovered from him. Mohit was in an SUV and he tried to flee after seeing the cops but he was cordonned off by the police. The SUV was also recovered by the police.

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Published on: Sunday, April 07, 2019, 07:27 AM IST
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