In what police termed as the biggest heist of its kind in the state, a staggering 58 kg of gold worth around Rs.17 crore was looted at gunpoint from a security vehicle on the Nashik-Dhule highway early on Friday morning.
An elderly couple based in Jalore district of Rajasthan were allegedly held hostage in the middle of the night by three masked men, who decamped with gold jewellery from their house, police said on Friday.
In fresh trouble for Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is already facing legal cases, police on Wednesday booked him and his bodyguard on charges of assault, robbery and criminal intimidation, two days after a court's directive.
As the nation continues to be shocked after the horrific gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at Gangnapur in Nadia district in West Bengal, at least eight people have reportedly been detained by the police even as the hunt for accused continued on Sunday.
In two separate incidents in the city, unidentified persons allegedly robbed the houses of a retired judge and a businessman and fled with over Rs 30 lakh in cash and valuables, police said on Wednesday.