Sant Kabir Nagar Police busted a gang of robbers by apprehending 5 of them. The gang was being run by a criminal who carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head and is currently serving a jail term.
One of the accused Piyush Tiwari who used to work as airtel distributor befriended one another person Rajat who also used to distribute airtel sim cards. Piyush used to book online products for his neighbours and one day hatched a plot with Rajat to loot one of the shop owners. They rope in the other accused and looted one medical store owner of cash, car and other valuables under Dhanghata jurisdiction. Next, Piyush and his aides looted a courier company delivery boy whose movements they had tracked for some days.
One of the accused Rajan Tiwari carried a reward of Rs 50k on his head by Gorakhpur Police and his presently in jail. Piyush Tiwari ia also a notorious criminal who also sole airtel sims to suspected persons indulging in criminal activities at high rates.
The police seized 4 looted mobiles, one country-made pistol, 300 airtel sim cards, 9 other mobile phones, 2 knives and cash.
The police team of Surveillance Cell and Mahuli PS that busted the gang has been recommended for a cash reward.
–By Staff Reporter