- One of the four drove cabs while other three acted like passengers
- They threatened passengers with a gun or at knifepoint: police
- Gang targeted people on the road looking for transport, say passengers
Four cab drivers who robbed more than a dozen passengers at gunpoint on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway were arrested by the Gurgaon police on Tuesday.
One of the gang of four used to drive and the other three pretended to be passengers. They would target people walking on the roads looking for a ride.
The drivers, who work for a prominent cab aggregator service, have robbed over 15 people in the last three months by threatening passengers at gun or knifepoint, police say.
"The accused are the residents of Haryana, three from Mewat and another from Palwal. They have confessed that they had robbed cash, ATM cards, and mobiles from over 15 people at a gunpoint," Gurgaon police officer Shamsher Singh told news agency ANI.
The police have also seized two taxis.
(With Inputs From ANI)
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