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Nagpur Police arrest criminal who got ‘influenced’ by crime shows on television


Radhika Dhawad | Dec 24, 2019 9:18

Nagpur Police arrested 32-year-old Amol Raut for committing multiple robberies in the city. As per cops, Raut was ‘inspired’ by crime shows on television. Cops said that he derived ideas like pulling out door latches through the crime series. Raut along with a friend of his have been accused of carrying out seven robberies in the past 60 days in various areas of the city. Cops recovered five lakh rupees, a bike and a sharp-edged weapon from Raut.

In order to conceal their identities, Raut and his friend would remove digital video recorders (DVRs) from the CCTV cameras that used to be installed at the place of crime.

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