Armed persons loot 1.4-kg gold worth Rs 76 lakh from jeweller in Amritsar : The Tribune India

Join Whatsapp Channel

Armed persons loot 1.4-kg gold worth Rs 76 lakh from jeweller in Amritsar

Armed persons loot 1.4-kg gold worth Rs 76 lakh from jeweller in Amritsar

Three armed persons looted a jeweller on gunpoint and decamped with gold worth Rs 76 lakh from him. - File photo



Tribune News Service

Amritsar, October 1

Three armed persons looted a jeweller on gunpoint and decamped with gold worth Rs 76 lakh from him.

The suspects were known to victim Gurpreet Singh, a resident of the Gurnam Nagar area. He has a shop on the Tahli Sahib Gurdwara road.

Following his complaint, the police have booked Davinder Singh, alias Dara, of Drumma Wala Bazaar, Chohan and their unknown accomplices.

The police said raids were on to arrest the suspects. Gurpreet told the police that Davinder had taken 100 gm of gold from him earlier. Yesterday, he called him to give the payment. The victim said Davinder and his accomplices picked him up from Court Chowk on their I-20 car. On the way, Davinder pointed a pistol at the victim and snatched 1.423 kg of gold which he was carrying at that time. Later, the suspects dumped the victim on the 100-foot-road and fled from the spot.

Shiv Darshan Singh, SHO, Division B police station, said raids were on to nab the suspects. He said a case under Section 379-B (2) of the IPC and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act had been registered against the suspects. He said antecedents of Davinder Singh were also being looked into.

About The Author

The Tribune News Service brings you the latest news, analysis and insights from the region, India and around the world. Follow the Tribune News Service for a wide-ranging coverage of events as they unfold, with perspective and clarity.


Top News

B Mahtab takes oath as pro-tem speaker of new Lok Sabha

‘Won’t assist pro-tem Speaker’: Opposition after President administers oath to Mahtab

The opposition INDIA bloc decides to boycott the panel appoi...

What about 10 years of undeclared emergency, Mallikarjaun Kharge reminds PM

What about 10 years of 'undeclared emergency', Mallikarjaun Kharge asks PM

Says even after the moral defeat of the PM, arrogance remain...

11-year-old dies of head injury after toy train 'overturns' at Chandigarh mall

11-year-old dies of head injury after toy train 'overturns' at Elante mall in Chandigarh

Police have registered a case under relevant Sections of the...


Cities

View All