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 - Monsoon Reaches Andaman & Nicobar Islands; Rains Likely in THESE States in Next 5 Days

Vijay alias Sonu Singh (35) and Ravi alias Chatrapal Singh (32) were brothers and hailed from Bharatpur district in Rajasthan, they said. Also Read - IPL 2022, PBKS vs DC, Live Cricket Score: Punjab Restrict Delhi To 159/7 After 20 Overs

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 - Bharti Singh Apologises After an Old Video Goes Viral, Says, 'Main Comedy Karti Hoon… - WATCH!

“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.

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