Madhya Pradesh police have arrested two personnel of its department after lodging a case against them over an incident of gold robbery from a merchant dealing in precious metals.
"An incident had come to light in which a businessman was robbed of gold. It was suspected that some police personnel may be involved in it. A case was registered and a probe was launched," Mandsaur ASP Hitesh Choudhary said.
"We have now made three police personnel, including a sub-inspector accused in the case. Further probe is underway," he added.
While accused Gaurav and Dharmendra have been arrested and produced in the court for remand, another accused Sub-inspector Gopal remains absconding.
The three were allegedly involved in robbing the complainant of 111-gram gold after taking him for a ride. The incident had occurred on November 27.
During the preliminary probe, police traced the mobile locations of the suspects and later registered a named FIR after asserting the role of accused personnel.