Robber chased down after daylight attack on jeweller
BHAYANDAR: In a brazen daylight crime, two armed robbers attacked the owner of a gold ornament stores in Mira Road and decamped with Rs.50,000 cash on Saturday afternoon. However, one of the miscreants who was later identified as Mustafa Makbool Chauhan (19) was chased and caught by alert citizens and handed over to the custody of on-duty beat marshals.
According to the police the incident was reported from Raju Gold, a small ornament store located in Asmita Orchid building of Naya Nagar area in Mira Road, at around 1:45 pm on Saturday. Two men armed with a spanner and knife barged into the shop and mounted a brutal attack on the owner Siddarth Jain (26). The duo decamped with Rs.50,000 cash.
Jain who sustained injuries on his head raised an alarmed, prompting some locals and passer-bys to chase down Chauhan while his accomplice managed to flee with the cash. “A hunt was on to nab the other culprit who will also be behind the bars soon,” said Senior Police Inspector Balaji Pandhare.