Three arrested in Dharavi ATM cash van loot

Mumbai, Mar 18: Three persons have been arrested from Satara district in western Maharashtra in connection with the Rs 1.5 crore ATM cash van loot in Dharavi here, police said today.

The trio--Sureshkumar Pandurangam, Arumugam Subramanyam Sherve and Kamala Nagraj Devendra-- who were trying to flee, was nabbed from a private travels bus last night after Dharavi police, on a tip off, intensified searches near Aanewadi Toll Plaza under Bhuinj Police Station jurisdiction in Satara with the help of local crime branch. 

Also, Rs 15.42 lakh cash was recovered from their baggage, police said.

Subsequent interrogation of the trio over the source of cash revealed their involvement in the Dharavi loot. The accused have also given the names of nine other accomplices who were involved in the crime, a police official said.