Noida (UP), Jan 28 (PTI) Two members of the notorious Bawaria gang in Rajasthan were arrested in Agra for their involvement in a case of dacoity, the police said Monday. Also Read - Republic Day 2021: Patriotic Movies in Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu to Watch on on Disney+ Hotstar

Vijay alias Sonu Singh (35) and Ravi alias Chatrapal Singh (32) were brothers and hailed from Bharatpur district in Rajasthan, they said. Also Read - Joe Root Can Play 200 Tests And Score More Runs Than Sachin Tendulkar: Geoffrey Boycott

Carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 each, the duo was nabbed late Sunday night after a gunfight with the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF), an officer of the Noida unit of the STF said. Also Read - Google Celebrates India's 72nd Republic Day With Beautiful Doodle Showcasing Nation's Diversity

“They were involved in a sensational dacoity at Pali Dogra village in Mathura district in 2015,” Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), STF, Rajkumar Mishra said.

“They had looted jewellery, cash and other valuables from a house and escaped after opening fire at people, injuring around half a dozen villagers including women,” he added.

“We had received a tip-off that they would be coming to Agra and were planning a dacoity. Based on the inputs, a team reached Malpura in Agra and nabbed them,” he said further.

However, an accomplice of the duo managed to escape, Mishra said, adding that two firearms and ammunition were seized from the criminals.

A case has been registered against the duo, the officer said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.