The city police have arrested three in the case in which gold and cash items worth Rs 50 Lakh were looted. The three members belonged to an interstate gang and had stormed into a jewelry shop run by one hawala trader.
The incident took place on 24th July when the six miscreants entered the jewelry shop and made away with cash worth several lakhs in the broad day light in the Johri Bazar area of the city. The miscreants held one of the employee hostages on knife point and ran away in auto rickshaws.
A special investigation unit of Manak Chowk was formed to investigate the matter. After the clear examination of the CCTV footage of over 150 locations, the cops succeeded in identifying the suspicious get away vehicles. The special team of cops was immediately fanned out across several locations in the city to nail down the culprits. Through the investigation of the auto driver, the police raided the place where the miscreants had stayed after the loot. The team found out their identification cards and thus the police team managed to nail down the culprits from their hideouts and brought them back to the Manak Chowk police station.
According to the statement made by the deputy commissioner of police, Satyendra Singh (North Jaipur) the cops have succeeded in arresting Samshad from Mumbai who already has cases of murder and robbery filed against him, Feroz from New Delhi and Mohammad Shafi, who had been related in two loot related crimes in Jaipur, from Churu.
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Satyendra Singh claimed that the gang members already had several cases of serious offenses registered against them. The gang had carried out similar crimes across many parts of the country.
Thus acting on the tip off the police have arrested the three miscreants and the efforts to arrest the absconding accused in this case is on, according to the DCP.