Mumbai, Sep 29 (UNI) The city police today claimed to have cracked two cases of robbery with the arrest of two persons and also recovery of ninety percent of the loot from their possession.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nagare Patil told mediapersons here today that in the first case, on September 18, Atul Vora, a gold merchant, hailing from Ahmednagar district, had come down to Mumbai to purchase gold jewellery.
He had purchased 40 gold chains and six bangles worth Rs 1.5 crore and went back to Ahmednagar. However, on his return he found the jewellery missing and lodged a complaint with Mumbai police.
Police then sent a team to Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh and arrested Shivram Yadav, the absconding driver of Patil's friend Saurav Vora, and recovered 38 chains and six bangles from his possession.
In the second case, on September 20, Kumari Bhavana Surindar Kakkar (30), a curator and consultant, hailing from New Delhi was staying at Yatch Club, Colaba lodged a complaint that jewellery worth Rs 11,70,000 has been stolen from her room in the club.
Police then picked some staff of the club for interrogation, when one of them Parvesh Ramesh Valmikee along with two others confessed to have commited the crime. The trio was arrested on September 22 and the total amount of stolen valuables recovered from their possession, he added.
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