- A gang consisting of 18 members came in two vehicles to rob a house in Sipajhar
- Police managed to apprehend them along with cash Rs 2.14 lakhs
Guwahati: A huge gang of 13 robbers were arrested from Mangaldoi by on Monday after allegedly robbing more than Rs 6 lakh from a house in Sipajhar in Darrang district, the report said.
As per sources, a gang consisting of 18 members came in two vehicles to rob a house in Sipajhar which belonged to a person known as Rafiqul Haque on Tuesday night. The robbers allegedly attacked the house and managed to escape with Rs 6 lakh along with gold ornaments.
After they escaped, Rafiqul Haque informed the police and with the police acting swiftly 13 out of the 18 robbers were apprehended. The police managed to apprehend them along with cash Rs 2.14 lakhs in a Sumo while five others managed to escape with the remaining cash.
The arrested ones were identified as Shankar Das, Inamul Haque, Amzad Hussain, Manik Ali, Zakib Hussain, Sukur Ali, Alam Uddin, Naba Kumar Bora, Moni Ali, Rafikul Islam, Jainal, Jahangir Ali and N Islam.
The police have suspected that these robbers may be linked with a much bigger racket as they have conducted the robbery in a very planned and professional manner.
Meanwhile, some sources said that these robbers have come from Guwahati to rob Rafiqul with a proper plan.