Robbers arrested after chase in TN
Coimbatore: Four robbers on Tuesday looted Rs 28 lakh from a petrol station cashier at gunpoint near the city outskirts, but were arrested after a chase by police and villagers.
The cashier was going to deposit the money to a nearby bank in a car, when the gang members who came in another car blocked his vehicle. They snatched the bag containing the money at gun-point and fled, police said.
On being informed, police and villagers blocked the roads and chased them in their vehicles.
A gang member then fired two rounds from his gun at a group of villagers who blocked their car. The gang tried to speed away but their car overturned some 15 kms from where the robbery took place, police said.
Police then managed to arrest the robbers.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Congress workers blow up pigeons by blasting them inside rockets
- Beef row: Lalu Prasad Yadav contradicts his statements
- Lalu Yadav's son Tejasvi Yadav wants to change the face of Bihar education
- Indian Army 5th deadliest in the world: Report
- Indrani Mukerjea attains consciousness; is now out of danger
- Indrani Mukerjea regains consciousness, out of danger, says hospital
- Is Salman Khan - Aamir Khan friendship over?
- Dadri lynching case: Sadhvi Prachi makes provocative remark, says beef-eaters deserve such fate
- Modi must be punished, he has cheated people: Ram Jethmalani
- Was Giani Zail Singh planning to topple Rajiv Gandhi govt in 1987?