Robbery attempt foiled at Thane; 15 arrested

The accused, all in the age group of around 25-35 had allegedly made plans to break into the office of the company, in the wee hours.

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Thane, April 20: The Police on Wednesday foiled a robbery attempt at a finance company in Naupada with the arrest of 15 gang members, mostly from Jharkhand.

The Police on Wednesday foiled robbery bid at Thane. Image for representation only

According to The Thane Police PRO Sukhada Narkar, the armed accused had allegedly made plans to break into the office of the company, in the wee hours. However, they were arrested by the Thane Police, which had kept strict vigil in the locality following a tip off, she said.

Those arrested have been booked under sections 399, 400, 401, 402 and 120B of the IPC, the officer said. Offences were registered against them at Naupada police station. The accused, all in the age group of around 25-35, hailed from Navi Mumbai and Sahebganj in Jharkhand, she added.

PTI

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