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3 held for robbing pilot

3 held for robbing pilot
The police with arrested persons on Monday. Photo: Manas Ranjan Bhui

Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 22

Three persons were arrested for allegedly robbing a Canadian national working with Indigo Airlines as pilot at knife-point. 

The incident took place on the intervening night of July 12 and 13, said the police. The pilot arrived from Kolkata and was looking for his company cab which was supposed to come to pick him up. He took a taxi and asked the driver to drop him near his company cab. Three persons were already sitting in the car. They took his debit card and asked their PINs at knife-point. They withdraw Rs 1.30 lakh from his debit card, took away USD 302 and Rs 12,000 from his wallet. Later they dropped him at Mahipalpur and fled.

On the basis of technical surveillance, the three accused were nabbed from Meerut. During investigation it was revealed that they were earlier also involved in such robberies in Delhi Cantt and Gaziabad, the police said.

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