Five robbers arrested in Bulandshahar

Bulandshahar : Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted two robbers' gangs with the arrest of five burglars.

Acting on a tip-off that some robbers are holed up in a house in Khurja district's Gangathala village, police raided the building.

On seeing police, the criminals fired at the team which also retaliated. The cross-firing lasted for about half-an- hour after which Ompaal alias Hukari and his four gang members Inderjeet, Rahul and Sanjay were arrested, SSP RKS Rathore said.

Ompaal was carrying a cash reward of Rs 5,000 on his head and he was leading a gang of 17 members, he said.

In another incident, police arrested Babli, a member of another robbers' gang.

Meanwhile, a man was arrested for murdering his friend on October 24, police said.