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3 killed in encounter, 2 AK-47 rifles seized

PATNA: The particular process pressure (STF) commandos killed three participants of an interstate gang interested in looting gold jewelry and arrested three others after an hour-long gunfight with them in the diara space of Barua village below the Mahnar police station space in Vaishali district on Saturday.

Two of the neutralised criminals were wanted by Maharashtra, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Bihar police. The three arrested criminals were recognized as Vinod Kumar Singh, Mukesh Kumar Singh and Bachhu Sah. Four different criminals, however, controlled to escape.

The STF team of workers recovered two AK-47 assault rifles of international make, a US manufactured 9mm Berretta pistol, a typical revolver, massive quantity of reside cartridges, no less than 12 mobile phones, two bikes and round Rs 77,000 in money from the spot.

The neutralised criminals were recognized as Manish Singh of Raghopur in Vaishali, Mohammad Abdul Aman alias Tiwari of Samastipur the town and Abdul Imam alias Raj Kumar of Chakvikhi below the Maniyari police station space in Muzaffarpur.

Sources mentioned the criminals have been hiding in the diara space for a month. At least 200 rounds of fire were exchanged between the criminals and the STF commandos throughout Saturday’s encounter.

“The gang had looted 30kg of gold jewelry from Manappuram Finance Limited place of business at Jaripatka in Nagpur district of Maharashtra on September 28, 2016,” STF assets mentioned. “Manish’s name had also cropped up in loot of 30kg gold adorns from Muthoot Finance at Jaipur on July 20, 2017. Manish and Imam had also looted round 50kg of gold jewelry from every other place of business of Muthoot Finance at Asansol in West Bengal on December 24, 2017,” they mentioned.

“On December 30, 2017, the two had looted 30kg of gold adorns from Manappuram Finance Limited place of business below Barrackpore police commissionerate in Kolkata,” assets mentioned.

“The two had looted 28kg of gold adorns from Manappuram Finance Limited at Nayapura in Kota district of Rajasthan on January 22, 2018,” assets mentioned.

Altogether, the crowd participants had looted 168kg of gold jewelry price Rs 50.4 crore.

According to assets, Imam used to be one of the crucial shooters in the homicide of marble trader and Karni Sena chief Sushil Kumar Singh (45) on May 15 remaining yr. Singh used to be shot at his store close to Paswan Chowk on NH-77 below the Industrial police station space in Hajipur.

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