UP: Four held in connection with looting banks

Lucknow: Four persons of a gang, allegedly involved in looting banks, were arrested today from Allahabad district, police said here.

Acting on a tip off, the special task force of the state police arrested Kaushlesh Tiwari, Yogendra Kumar alias Sonu, Dayakant Mishra and Sanjay Kol from Mal Godam colony in Shahganj area of Allabahad, they said.

A pistol and fake identity cards were recovered from their possession, police said, adding that the accused were also involved in a number of crimes in Chhatisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.