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Mastermind of bank centre loot arrested

PATNA: The Patna police arrested Dablu Lohar from Rajiv Nagar locality late Tuesday night in connection with the Rs7.5 lakh loot from within the doorstep provider centre (DSC) of Bandhan Bank beneath the Rajiv Nagar police station house on January 17.

Lohar (34), a resident of Digha locality and the mastermind of the case, has been booked beneath Section 395 (dacoity) of Indian Penal Code. The police additionally recovered Rs20,000 of the looted cash, a country-made pistol and reside cartridges and a motorbike from his possession.

Rajiv Nagar SHO Madhusudan Kumar told this newspaper on Wednesday the police were given the information about his movement. “Lohar was arrested when he reached Rajiv Nagar house to fulfill one of his kinfolk. During the interrogation, he printed the id of his different buddies involved within the crime,” he said.

According to police, eight other folks, including Lohar, had been involved within the extensive sunlight theft within the bank centre. The miscreants had held the body of workers hostage at gunpoint and decamped with the cash on their motorbikes.

The SHO said Lohar additionally printed that every of the group participants were given Rs65,000 out of the looted cash. The police additionally claimed that Lohar had earlier gone to prison for dacoity. “The police are undertaking raids to nab the opposite accused,” he said.

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