Kanpur: Seven arrested for robbery jewellery showroom

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 15:10

Kanpur: Seven persons were arrested for
their alleged involvement in robbing a jewellery showroom here
a month ago, police said.

Diamond, gold and silver ornaments worth approximately
Rs 1.5 crore were stolen from the shop located at Mall Road
here on April 19.

The mastermind behind the incident Sattar Sheikh,
hailing from Jharkhand, alongwith his seven accomplices had
robbed the shop by breaking the lock using gas cutters,
Superintendent of Police (West) Mohit Gupta said.

Besides, Sheikh, the others arrested were Zakir,
Baddurddin, Israel Haq, Mohd Riyaz, Mohd Shakir, Mazrul and
Tamur Alam, he said.

However, the police did not recover the booty from
them.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 15:10

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