SALEM: The police on Thursday arrested four youths for allegedly robbing a textile merchant of cash, jewels and valuables here recently.

The police said Senthilkumar (25) of Ammapet was returning home in a car, when a four-member gang blocked his way and robbed him of Rs. 2,500, five-sovereign chain and valuables.

Based on a complaint from him, the police arrested Boopalan (27), Manikandan (23), Ramu (24) and Shanmugam for their alleged involvement in the incident.

Further investigations are on.

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