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2 arrested for robbing Delhi Jal Board employee

New Delhi, Feb 17: Two men were arrested for allegedly robbing a pump operator of Delhi Jal Board by threatening him with a knife while he was walking in a park at Vipin Garden, police said on Monday.

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The Delhi Jal Board pump operator, Heera Singh, was attacked by Rahul (27), Sagar (23) and Salman from behind and threatened him with a knife before robbing him of his purse, they said.

A case was registered at Mohan Garden police station in this regard.

That same day, on receiving information that two persons had planned a crime in Vipin Garden area, police laid a trap and nabbed the two. They were identified as Rahul (27), Sagar (23) who had earlier in the day robbed Heera Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) Anto Alphonse said.

A country-made pistol with live cartridges, button-actuated knife, a stolen motorcycle a Aadhaar card robbed from Heera Singh have been recovered from the two accused, he said, adding a hunt is on to nab Salman.

The two accused were involved in several crimes. Rahul was involved in around 25 cases of robbery, snatching, auto-lifting and burglary police said.

PTI

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