Delhi Police have arrested four men in connection with a robbery of a jewellery consignment worth Rs 4 crore.
The police spent 24 hours putting clues together, including Rs. 100 digital transactions and footage from 200 CCTV cameras.
On Wednesday, four unidentified people dressed as police officers robbed two courier company employees and took two bags and jewellery worth approximately Rs 2 crores in Delhi’s Paharganj.
They put chilli powder into their eyes, stole a jewellery consignment worth Rs 4 crore, and fled.
Delhi Police Solve Rs 4 Crore Jewellery Robbery Case
According to the Delhi police, the incident happened between 4-5 a.m. in Paharganj, and a PCR call was made by locals at 4.49 a.m.
During the inquiry, police inspected CCTV cameras near the courier company and discovered the accused had been spying for the previous 15 days.
The investigation revealed one of the accused was standing outside a tea stall in the morning, consuming tea. After a few minutes, he stopped a private cab and demanded Rs 100 from the driver after a brief conversation.
According to the investigation, he was talking to the cab driver while using his cell phone.
In an attempt to solve the case, the police first questioned the owner of the tea stall, who said the accused purchased a cup of tea from him but ran out of money.
The tea shop owner confirmed to police the culprit stopped the private cab and collected Rs 100 from the driver after digitally transferring money to him.
According to the investigation, the victims’ consignment was gathered from various areas, including Surat, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad, and was meant to be carried to Chandigarh and Ludhiana.