Agra6 hours ago
- Shortly after the robbery, both the miscreants were arrested by the police in the encounter.
Out of 4 miscreants who looted Rs 8.5 crore in broad daylight on Saturday in Agra’s Kamalanagar, police have killed 2 in an encounter. Both the robbers were injured during the police encounter, after which they were admitted to SN Medical College. Where doctors declared him brought dead.
Encounter at Khandauli crossroads in Etmadpur
The miscreants who fled after the robbery were surrounded by the Etmadpur police at Khandauli intersection. Here he had an encounter with the miscreants. Manish Pandey, a resident of Firozabad and innocent Kumar, were shot dead in the encounter. The police arrested them and recovered half of the looted goods and two pistols and cartridges from them. Two of his accomplices Narendra alias Lal and Anshu are absconding. The injured miscreants were sent by the police to SN Medical College for treatment, where they died at around 8.30 pm.
Earlier this afternoon, 4 miscreants who entered Manappuram Finance Limited’s office with weapons took the staff hostage. After which the miscreants robbed 17 kg of gold and Rs 5 lakh. After the incident, the police had blocked the entire city. It was here in Etmadpur area that the police had an encounter with the miscreants.
The miscreants completed this entire incident in just 25 minutes. During this, 2 miscreants were standing outside the office. After the robbery, all fled on different routes. After the incident, the police started identifying the robbers with the help of CCTV footage. The police have arrested a suspect who did the recce.
Medical store employee did recce
A suspect who was inside the office at the time of the robbery has been detained by the police. His name is being told as Harsh. Harsh finance lives about 200 meters away from the company. He works at the medical store opposite the company’s office. It is being said that this is what Reiki did.
After the robbery, the miscreants fled after filling the bag with gold. The pictures of the miscreants have been captured in CCTV.
Enter the office as a customer
The age of the miscreants is between 22 and 26 years. They were speaking the local language. Two miscreants entered the office posing as customers. He talked to the manager about taking a gold loan and suddenly took out the weapon and started beating. After this, the four employees including the manager were locked in the cabin. Later, the strong room was opened by taking the manager. The miscreants had brought bags with them. They took gold in them and took them away.
Robbed in 25 minutes
The miscreants had entered the office at 2.05 pm. After that left at 2.30. There were no customers in the company at the time of the incident. There were 4 employees inside. While fleeing, the miscreants closed the channel gate from outside. The police was informed at 2.48 pm. The police who arrived after 5 minutes opened the gate. After the incident, all the miscreants fled in different directions on foot. One miscreant was empty handed, while three had bags.
The miscreants asked the shopkeeper if the siren did not sound
The miscreants did not face any problem in the robbery as no customer was present inside. However, while running, he asked the shopkeeper next door whether any siren was sounded. The city limits have been sealed after the incident. Police say that there was no security arrangement in the institute.
Police station in-charge Narendra Sharma told that he had warned the company many times about this. The alarm has also sounded several times, so people did not suspect much.
After the incident, the police of many police stations, including senior police officers of Agra, reached the spot.
The police scanned the CCTV footage of nearby shops.
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