Police foil robbery attempt in Thane, one gang member arrested
Maharashtra's Palghar district rural police foiled a robbery attempt at Waghoba Khind point on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway and also arrested one of the gang members, an official said today. The incident took place late last night. Palghar DSP Manjunath Shinge said that some motorists, who faced heavy stone pelting while passing by Waghoba Khind, alerted the police about it shortly before midnight.
Police resorted to fire as gang members pelted stones
Later, a police team was rushed to the spot, but the gang members hurled stones even at them. The official said they then opened fire, but all except one managed to escape from the spot taking advantage of the darkness. The arrested accused was caught after a chase. Police added that a massive search operation has been launched to nab the remaining members.