Lucknow: Police have arrested a notorious bank robber and seized Rs 2,05,700 in cash, a pistol and a two-wheeler from his possession here.
According to Kotwali police, Rinkoo of Moradabad district was arrested last night from Malgodown Road. The accused had criminal records in 17 cases, police said.
“A police team arrested Rinkoo and seized Rs 2,05,700 in cash, a pistol and a Bajaj Pulsar motorcycle used in a bank robbery. The other accomplices of the accused managed to escape,” said a source.
According to the police, Rinkoo, along with Raju, Dinesh, Virendra of Bulandshahr district, Ravindra of Shahjahanpur district, Gagan of Etah and Vineet of Kasganj, had committed a bank robbery at a Canara Bank branch at Etah and looted Rs 3 lakh and one kg of gold on May 30.
Police said the accused had confessed to his involvement in the crime and disclosed the names of his accomplices.