21-Year-Old Arrested For Plotting False Robbery Bid In Delhi

During interrogation, the man said that he had a habit of online gambling and lost a big amount on it. Due to the debt which he had to pay, he concocted a false story of robbery to usurp the money of his employer.

21-Year-Old Arrested For Plotting False Robbery Bid In Delhi

Total amount of Rs 3 lakh and one mobile phone was recovered from the man's possession, the police said.

New Delhi:

A 21-year-old man was arrested after he plotted a false robbery bid in South Delhi's Mehrauli area, police said Monday.

The accused has been identified as Kishan, a resident of Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh, they said.

An information of robbery of Rs 3 lakh was received around 10.45 am on Monday at the Mehrauli police station, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Vijay Kumar said.

One Mahender Kumar filed a complaint and stated that he had sent his employee Kishan to deposit Rs 3 lakh at a bank in Chattarpur area.

Kishan left the shop around 9.15 am and around 9.45 am, he called Mr Kumar and informed that two boys on a motorcycle stopped him and forcefully robbed him off Rs 3 lakh and his mobile phone at gunpoint.

During investigation, police analysed the CCTV cameras installed in the area and interrogated all six employees of the complainant.

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Police found Kishan's movement suspicious and grilled him where he broke down and confessed to committing the crime.

During interrogation, Kishan said that he had a habit of online gambling and lost a big amount on it.

Due to the debt which he had to pay, he concocted a false story of robbery to usurp the money of his employer.

Total amount of Rs 3 lakh and one mobile phone was recovered from his possession, the police said.