Police arrests two involved in Thanijhora gunpoint robbery

Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 08:00 [IST]

Last Update: Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 02:17 [IST]

Police arrests two involved in Thanijhora gunpoint robbery

PRASHANT ACHARYA

SILIGURI,: Khoribari police on Tuesday arrested two persons involved in Thanjhora robbery where Rs. 26 lakh was looted at gunpoint on the highway near Goshpukur under Khoribari block on July 22.
Anil Tudu of Khoribari and Sadhan Chandra Das of Phansidewa were produced at Siliguri court today and sent for 14 days of police remand.
Sudip Roy Basunia, the government pleader of the case, informed that robbers looted the weekly payment money of the workers that was being transported by the manager of Thanjhora tea estate.
He also said that interrogation will be done during the remand to find out others involved in the crime.

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