Whereas one of many residence guards, recognized as Vikrant Singh, have been arrested, Umesh, the opposite accused, is on the run. They’re deployed on the Sector 20 and Expressway police stations of Gautam Budh Nagar, respectively. They might dupe folks with the assistance of two others — a jeweller named Shaukinder and one other accused, Dharmendra, who would usually mediate between the 2 residence guards and their targets, police mentioned.
Round 6.45 am on Wednesday, Vikrant and Umesh on a sports activities bike intercepted the victims — driver Ajay Kumar and his helper Tanuj, who had been returning to Agra of their employer’s Duster — on the expressway.
Posing as cops, the duo carrying khaki quickly began checking the boot of the automotive. And after they discovered the silver bars, they’d requested to see the invoice. When Ajay produced the invoice, the duo termed it as pretend, and insisted that they comply with them to the native police station. En route, Vikrant and Umesh compelled the victims handy over a silver bar, which they picked up and sped away.
Further DCP (Noida) Ranvijay Singh mentioned that Vikrant owns a KTM bike which the accused would use for committing such crimes. “They haven’t admitted to any extra of such crimes, however it appears they had been concerned in extortion. Vikrant is deployed on the Sector 20 police station however has been absent for the previous six months.” Apparently, the home guard continued to be absent for thus lengthy regardless of preparations of their attendance muster rolls within the aftermath of the multi-crore residence guard payroll rip-off.