The police comprise cracked the September 20 robbery at a jewellery retailer at Jalahalli and arrested three men, one of whom had been caught robbing one more jeweller nonetheless used to be out on bail.
On September 20, two men entered the jewellery retailer posing as customers and asked for a gold chain one of them had ordered a month within the past. They later brandished a pistol, threatened the shopkeeper and made away with 3.45 kg of gold embellishes, over 700 grams of silver articles, and ₹3.96 lakh in cash.
The police recovered CCTV camera photos of the incident moreover to of August 20 when the accused had placed the dispute. “We old school the photos to design photos of the suspects and as in contrast them with photos of known offenders in jewellery store robberies. One among the photos of a gang member matched that of an accused in an old school case,” mentioned a police officer.
Fingerprints gentle from the crime scene moreover matched those of an accused within the old school case, Gopa Ram, 28, of Rajasthan. He used to be earlier working at a jewellery retailer in Yelahanka and had helped one more gang settle it in 2016. He used to be arrested within the case nonetheless had secured bail.
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Interrogation of the accused within the 2016 case led the police to Gopa Ram. He had returned to Rajasthan rapidly after being launched on bail, nonetheless returned to the city in 2018 and since then had been working as a food transport companion. He had delivered food to the Jalahalli jewellery retailer several cases within the last few months, noticed when the proprietor old school to be on my own at the shop and decided to loot it with two of his friends, Jitendra Mali, 31, and Veer Rao, 32, both hailing from Rajasthan and dealing within the city.
The police comprise recovered 1.75 kg of gold embellishes rate ₹90 lakh and ₹3.5 lakh in cash from them alongside with an air gun that they’d old school to threaten the proprietor.
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