Three kidnappers of Haryana cop arrested

Three kidnappers of Haryana cop arrested

Gurgaon, July 31 (IANS) Three men allegedly involved in the abduction of Haryana Police Inspector Surender Phogat in June have been arrested, police said on Sunday.

Acting on a tip, the Gurgaon Crime Branch arrested Aabid (22), Khalid (19) and Hayum (28) at Rozka Meo near Sohna in Gurgaon district.

The three are members of a gang involved in cases of theft and loot in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, the police said.

Gang leader Islamuddin, a resident of Punhana in Mewat district, and three others were arrested by Delhi Police earlier this week.

Another man involved in Phogat’s abduction, Khalid Alimeo, was arrested on July 23 after a brief gun fight.

Phogat, chief of Sector 29 police station here, was abducted on June 30 by four men who later dumped him in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh after taking away his cash, mobile phone and car.

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