Delhi Police enters Limca Book of Records for solving biggest cash heist case

Last year on November 27, the driver of a cash transit van had fled with Rs 22.50 crore, which had led to one of the biggest manhunt in the capital.

Updated: Jan 02, 2016, 20:34 PM IST
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Delhi: Delhi Police on Saturday entered the Limca Book of World Records for solving India's biggest cash heist case in just 10 hours.

Last year on November 27, the driver of a cash transit van had fled with Rs 22.50 crore, which had led to one of the biggest manhunt in the capital.

The entire southeast district of Delhi Police was put into action.

In less than 10 hours, the police tracked down the driver and recovered the stolen money, except for Rs 10,500 which the driver had spent in food, alcohol and some articles.

A senior police officer said: “The Limca book of world records has given us an appreciation letter for the remarkable achievement of Delhi Police."

Lauding the officers, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi later tweeted: "DP enters the Limca Book of Records for making India's largest ever cash recovery of Rs 22.49 crore of stolen money."