De-pantsed: Four 'Chaddi Baniyan' gang members arrested after encounter with Mumbai police
Four suspected members of the notorious 'Chaddi Baniyan' gang were arrested in the wee hours of Monday in a an encounter with police after they robbed an elderly couple in suburban Borivali
Mumbai: Four suspected members of the notorious 'Chaddi Baniyan' gang were arrested in the wee hours of Monday in a an encounter with police after they robbed an elderly couple in suburban Borivali.
Three police personnel were injured in the encounter. According to police, the four robbed an elderly couple after assaulting them in Borivali. A police officer on night patrolling duty noticed some suspicious movement on a road at around 3.30 am, following which nearby police stations were alerted. A police team then started a search operation during which the accused, who were hiding in nearby bushes, fired at the cops.
In retaliation, the policemen also fired at them and succeeded in nabbing four gang members after a long search operation, a police official said.
A senior inspector and two other police officials were also injured in the exchange of fire, he said. The four accused, who also sustained injuries in the incident, were admitted to a hospital in Kandivali. The search operation was still on in Borivali, police said, adding that three more robbers were suspected to be hiding in the area.
Over 100 policemen from different police stations and crime branch have been deployed in the search operation, the official said, but refused to divulge any further details of the incident.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
The scam came to light last month when rating agency BARC filed a complaint through Hansa Research Group, alleging that certain television channels were rigging TRP numbers
The arrest of Ghanshyam Singh, who is also assistant vice president of the Republic Media Network, takes the number of people held by the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) in the case to 12
Fake TRP case: ED files complaint under PMLA, likely to summon officials of Republic TV and other accused
The ED will probe if fake TRPs were generated and if the money earned through this was used to generate illegal funds and create illegitimate assets