“We were informed a man has been injured and robbed off his motorcycle by two men,” Badalpur Station Officer Vijay Kumar said.
Noida: Sixty minutes is all it took the Gautam Buddh Nagar Police to arrest a man and impound the motorcycle he robbed on a highway near the Air Force camp in Badalpur in Noida on Thursday.
At 12.01 pm, officials at the Badalpur Police Station got a call from UP 100 service, alerting them about the robbery on the G.T. Road, the police said.“We were informed a man has been injured and robbed off his motorcycle by two men,” Badalpur Station Officer Vijay Kumar said.
The accused, identified as Chhotu alias Sonu (24), had disguised as a wounded man and stood along the road. When the victim, a resident of Brij Vihar passed by, Chhotu signalled for a hitch-hike. “Out of compassi-on, the victim agreed to give him a lift. But no sooner did he stop, Ch-hotu started hitting him and soon his accomplice emerged from the bushes nearby. The two then apprehended the victim,” the SHO said.Soon, Chhotu fled the spot on the robbed moto-rcycle while his accomplice, who is yet to be held, left on a scooty, he said. The victim in the meantime called up the police’s emergency service number, and the message was relayed to the police station. “It took the police less than an hour to arrest him,” he said.