Jew­ellery worth 50L looted from Pan­dav Na­gar store

DNA (Delhi) - - DELHI - DNA Correspondent correspondent@dnain­

Five car-borne mis­cre­ants looted jew­ellery worth Rs 50 lakh on gun­point from a jew­ellery shop in east Delhi’s Pan­dav Na­gar on Thurs­day noon. The rob­bers had come in a car via the Noida-Delhi link road, the po­lice said.

The vic­tim cou­ple has been iden­ti­fied as Vi­jay Sharma and his wife Priyanka. They own Kan­ishka Jeweller at F-block in Pan­dav Na­gar res­i­den­tial area. The po­lice said Vi­jay had opened the shop around 11:15 AM and his wife Priyanka was do­ing ‘puja’ in­side the shop. They then dis­played the jew­ellery in the show­case.

Around 12 pm, five per­sons stopped their car in front of the shop and three of them en­tered the shop bran­dish­ings pis­tols. They took the cou­ple on gun­points and forced them to sit un­der the show­case ta­ble threat­en­ing to kill them, said a po­lice of­fi­cial.

The po­lice said the mis­cre­ants took 15 min­utes to loot all the jew­ellery from the show­cases and lock­ers and Rs 2.5 lakh cash. The rob­bers also took away the gold chains and diamond rings worn by the cou­ple be­fore flee­ing with the other two as­so­ci­ates who were wait­ing out­side in the car,” she said.

Gau­rav Sharma, Vi­jay’s younger brother said, “They took the CCTV record­ing, two mo­bile phones and weigh­ing ma­chine along with them. As the as­sailants en­tered the shop, they had re­versed back their car to eas­ily es­cape via the same Delhi- Noida link road.”

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