At Banna Devi police station area, near the Sarsol intersection, armed robbers looted gold jewelry worth Rs 35 lakh and cash of Rs 50,000 from the jewellery showroom named “Sundar Jeweller” on gunpoint. On receipt of the information, the top police officers, including IG and SSP reached the spot. The full incident was captured on CCTV. Around half a dozen police teams are engaged in the search operation of robbers.
Nearly 200 meters from Sarsol intersection is the house of Sundar Verma on Khair bypass Road along with his showroom named “Sundar Jeweler”.
At around 1:04 PM, Sundar was in his showroom with his son and a servant.
Three customers, including the couple, were also inside the showroom when three masked people entered the showroom.
He first sanitized their hands, after they all took out a pistol and started looting the showroom.
In just half a minute, they filled their bag with jewelry and cash and escaped on their white apache bike meanwhile Sundar Verma quickly climb on the roof of the house and starts shouting for help. The crooks ran towards Khair Road waving arms for fear of being caught. This entire incident was captured in CCTV. On receiving the news, IG Piyush Mordia, SSP Muniraj, SP City Abhishek, Bannadevi Police SOG, Surveillance Team, etc reached on the spot. During this time, the local people expressed their anger at this incident in broad daylight. A police complaint was registered at Bannadevi police station. It mentions about 400 grams of gold and 50,000 cash and about Rs 35 lakh worth of gold.