Six robbers loot jewellery worth Rs 2.5 cr at gunpoint in Bathinda

The entire incident was recorded on CCTV

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, September 25

Six robbers looted a jewellery shop on gunpoint at Mall road in Goniana Mandi in the district on Thursday night.

As per the initial information, robbers took away 2.5 kg gold, 2.5 kg silver and Rs 1.25 lakh cash from Lakhi Jewellers shop at around 8.30 pm. The stolen good’s total estimated cost is said to be around Rs 2.5 crore.

The entire incident has been recorded in the CCTV cameras. Police have taken the CCTV footage in its record and have started tracing the accused.

After getting information, DSP Ashok Kumar and Nehiawala police station SHO Buta Singh, along with police team, reached the spot and started a probe into the incident.

Police stated that at around 8 pm, a white colour Breeza car came and stopped outside the jewellery shop. Four people went inside the shop and while remained out.

After entering the shop, the robbers pointed guns at the owner of the shop and looted the jewellery and cash within minutes and then fled in their car.

A case has been registered in this incident at Nehiawala police station. Police alerted the police checkpoints and nearby districts but failed to get any breakthrough.

SSP Bhupinderjit Singh Virk said: “Police teams are working to trace the accused.” He assured that the robbers would be in custody soon.

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