Three killers on the run arrested

The three suspects.

Karthik Das (28), Beltu Bhattacharya (26) and Raju Rabidoss (20), all from Balurghat South Dinajpur district, West Bengal are the arrested.

According to police, the suspects extorted money from vendors in a fish market, but Paritosh, a large trader, resisted to their demand. On May 8, the trio assaulted Paritosh with lethal weapons, shot him and fled.

They were hiding in the City. Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested all the three on May 19 and handed them over to the Balurghat police on Friday.

13 held for robbery

The Central Crime Branch police have recovered valuables worth Rs 80 lakh by arresting 13 persons wanted in connection with various crimes.

Police Commissioner B G Jyothiprakash Mirji told reporters that a special team was constituted to curb increasing incidents of robbing jewellers, reported from Srirampura and Seshadripuram.

Acting on a tip-off, police laid a trap and arrested nine persons who had planned a robbery in Seshadripuram.

During interrogation, they revealed that the plan was hatched by a few inmates of the Central Prisons. Based on information, police arrested inmates Mahesh, Kencha, Bharath and Sandeep, the commissioner said.

More than three kg of gold jewellery, Rs 1.43 lakh cash, five cellphones, five bikes and an autorickshaw were recovered from the arrested.

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