A police crew from Mumbai’s LT Marg police station, with the assistance of native police, is caught in Rajasthan attempting to nab the opposite accused. , photograph credit score: ANI
- The worth of the stolen gold is estimated to be round Rs 8.50 crore.
- The principle accused has been recognized as Ganesh Kumar, who additionally stole Rs 8 lakh in money.
Mumbai: A 21-year-old worker has been arrested from his native place in Rajasthan for allegedly stealing 17.5 kg of gold and Rs 8 lakh money from a jewelery workplace in south Mumbai’s Bhuleshwar. The worth of the stolen gold is estimated to be round Rs 8.50 crore.
The principle accused has been recognized as Ganesh Kumar, who additionally stole Rs 8 lakh in money. He was arrested by the Mumbai Police on Monday from Sirohi district of Rajasthan.
In accordance with the police, they’ve recovered 10 kg of stolen gold from Ganesh Kumar. His 5 different accomplices are absconding with the remainder of the looted objects. In accordance with a report in Hindustan Instances, a police crew from Mumbai’s LT Marg police station is residing in Rajasthan in an effort to nab the opposite accused with the assistance of native police.
The theft grievance was filed by the proprietor of a jewelery manufacturing unit in Goregaon. The complainant stated that he purchased jewelery of latest designs to show them in an exhibition that was canceled because of COVID. Later the jeweler saved the jewellery in his workplace.
The principle accused Ganesh labored within the jewelery unit of the complainant. The accused was assigned the duty of taking contemporary orders and slept within the workplace. Ganesh together with 22-year-old Ramesh Prajapati escaped with gold on January 14.
The matter got here to mild when the proprietor’s workplace arrived and located the jewelery and money lacking. The accused additionally snatched the CCTV footage from the workplace. Nonetheless, each of them had been caught in a close-by CCTV digicam whereas working away with the jewelry.
Throughout the investigation, the police stated that 5 extra persons are concerned within the theft.