Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) today arrested two members of a gang for their alleged role in the murder of techie Ankit Chauhan in 2015 here, taking the number of those arrested in the case to four. Acting on a tip-off, the STF held Satpal and Pavan Sharma, members of Anil Dujana gang. The duo is involved in a number of loot and murder cases, Western UP Special Task Force (STF) SP Rajeev Narayan Mishra said.
Two pistols and two cars were also seized from their possession, he said. The STF and CBI had on Friday arrested two persons from Dhaula Kuan in Delhi and Ghaziabad in the case. UP STF IG Amitabh Yash had said the culprits wanted to loot Ankit’s car but could not do so as a crowd had gathered on hearing the gun shot. 27-year-old software engineer Ankit was shot dead on April 13, 2015.
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In another case, the Noida police arrested seven persons from Thana Phase 3 yesterday for allegedly looting people by offering them lift.
A luxury car, two motorcycles and 12 mobile phones were seized from their possession, police said.