The three men who had allegedly looted a jewellery shop in Aligarh were arrested in Noida on Wednesday after an encounter with the police.
According to the police, the gunfight broke out on a road leading to Delhi around 4 pm when the trio was approaching the National Capital on a motorcycle. They were intercepted at a check-post set up by the Sector 39 police station. The injured have been taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.
The three accused have been identified as Saurabh, Mohit and Rohit. All three hail from Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district. "Initial investigation revealed that the trio was behind the daylight robbery in the jewellery shop in Aligarh on September 11," said a senior police official.
Some stolen items have been recovered from them and their two-wheeler has been seized. Further details and their criminal history are being looked into by the police.
The robbery took place in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh last week. Store workers assumed the men were customers and they were offered sanitisers. The robbers sanitised their hands and then pointed country-made guns at the store workers and escaped with the jewellery. The incident was caught on CCTV and went viral on social media.