Mathura: Police today claimed to have busted a gang of car robbers with the arrest of three persons and recovered a looted car along with two country-made pistols from them, in Highway police area here.

SP, City, Shailesh Pandey said that Salman Khan, Abrar and Raju were arrested during a surprise check and two country- made pistols along with six live cartridges and a looted car were recovered from them last night.

He said they have confessed to have looted the car after killing the driver.

The SP said other two miscreants managed to give a slip to the police and a hunt was on to nab them.