So far seven people have been arrested and Rs 5 lakh has been recovered in connection with the crime that took place on Saturday, police said.
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“Usman also roped in his cousin Irfan for the job. His accomplices included people from Loni and Baghpat in UP,” ANI quoted special commissioner of police, Crime Branch, Ravinder Yadav as saying.
Special commissioner of police, Crime Branch, Ravinder Yadav — ANI
One Anuj Mishra alias Sunky, a mechanic working at Delhi Jal Board in Adarsh Nagar, was one of the motorcycle drivers, he said.
“Sumit aka Akash, a vegetable seller, was also involved in the act. The accused include Pradeep, the suspected mastermind, and one Bala arrested from eastern UP. They conducted a recee for three days and selected the tunnel as the location to commit the crime thinking that other cars would not stop inside the tunnel,” Yadav said.