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Three arrested for killing taxi driver in Jaipur

Jaipur: The Crime Branch of Jaipur Police today arrested the three accused who had shot a cab driver and fled away with his car on January 19.

The victim — Nandram Choudhary, a resident of Tonk district, died at a Jaipuria hospital today.

The accused took him to a secluded place in Rathi Nagar of the city and shot him in stomach, police said.

Following the incident, cab owner Badri Lal had lodged a complaint in Shyam Nagar police station, they said.

“We had taken statement of the victim cab driver and based on his statements arrested Vivek Pandey (21) of Jaipur, Krishna Gopal Kushwah (25) of Agra and Sanjeev (25) of Itawa.

the trio have confessed their role in the crime,” DCP Vikas Pathak told PTI.

He said that the accused abandoned the car in Manyavas falling under Mansarovar police station in fear of being caught during police barricading.

Police have recovered the cab and a 0.32 bore country-made revolver used in the crime.