One more held for train rob­bery

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI - G Mo­hi­ud­din Jeddy ht­for­nav­i­mum­[email protected]­dus­tan­

CBD BE­LA­PUR: The Vashi rail­way po­lice on Thurs­day ar­rested a 20-year-old man, Sachin Khede, in con­nec­tion with the train rob­bery in which one mi­nor lost his life af­ter be­ing hit by an­other train, while try­ing to flee.

The in­ci­dent took place on Tues­day at 5.30am, be­tween Mankhurd and Vashi rail­way sta­tions on a Pan­vel- bound train.

While on Tues­day, the po­lice had ar­rested one of the ac­cused, on Wed­nes­day, eight more mi­nors who were in­volved in the rob­bery were ar­rested. All the mi­nors were sent to a re­mand home. With this, the to­tal num­ber of ar­rests in the case has gone up to 10.

The boys, all res­i­dents of Mankhurd, had al­legedly robbed a few com­muters in the train af­ter board­ing it at Mankhurd. As they tried to flee, one of the boys was hit by an­other train coming from the op­po­site di­rec­tion.

The CCTV footage at Mankhurd rail­way sta­tion helped the Vashi rail­way po­lice ar­rested the ac­cused.

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