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The special cell of the Delhi police has arrested the miscreant who looted Rs 35.86 lakh including cash machine at Jurhara police station in Bharatpur. The arrested suspect has been identified as Iqbal alias Balli (42), resident of Gawarka village, Tawdu, Nuh, Haryana. The accused has registered more than a dozen cases against him for cattle theft, looting by uprooting ATMs and attacks on police squads in Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan. Last year, the suspect had committed a major robbery at Jurhara Police Station in Rajasthan. A pistol and three cartridges were found with the suspect. The police interrogate him and investigate the case.
Special Cell deputy police commissioner Pramod Singh Kushwaha said his team tried to apprehend the gang who broke into ATMs and looted them for a long time. During the investigation, the police got to know the name of Iqbal alias Balli. Iqbal was previously involved in more than a dozen criminal cases. During the investigation, the police came to know that the suspect committed several ATM incidents along with Shahid, Riju, Mausam and Anees. These people had looted more than 35 lakhs from an ATM in Bharatpur a few days ago. Following a tip, police arrested Iqbal from Noida-Delhi Link Road on Saturday. A pistol and three cartridges were found with him.
The suspect had come to Delhi to commit the major crime. The police team arrested him while coming from Mayur Vihar’s side. During the interrogation, suspect Iqbal told that he had started criminal activities in the year 2000. In the beginning, his gang started stealing cattle. For the first time in the year 2000, Iqbal was arrested on charges of cattle theft. Then he kept walking in and out. Iqbal and his gang stole more than 7000 thousand head of cattle. They attack the police team, rob ATMs and steal cattle. Currently, a total of 14 cases have been registered against her in Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan.