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4 arrested for staging Rs 20 lakhs robbery

4 arrested fo robbery

Dimapur, October 21: Dimapur police has arrested 4 persons for staging a robbery on October 15. The 4 arrested are Khekaho Yeptho (37), Aghato Yeptho (34), Hokito Achumi (31) and Anato Achumi (37).
Police said the main accused, who works as a cash executive of a cash pick-up and delivery agency, in connivance with his associates concocted a fictitious story to the police that during a cash transportation to a bank, a sum of Rs 20 lakhs was robbed by motorcycle borne miscreants in Thahekhu area.
However, police said owing to the inconsistent statement of the employee with further corroboration of technical data analysis by police investigation, the employee finally confessed to the fabricated act of crime. Consequently the cash amount of Rs 15,40,000 was recovered from three different locations within the town.
In this regard a case has been registered in Sub-Urban PS and investigation is on.
The (robbery) incident was actually enacted outside the Amazon office in Thahekhu where his friends arrived in a bike, assaulted him and later snatched the cash bag from his vehicle, the PRO, Dimapur Police stated. (Page News Service)