Mumbai: Salesman Cooks Up Robbery Story, Sends Cops On A Wild Goose Chase

Mumbai: Salesman Cooks Up Robbery Story, Sends Cops On A Wild Goose Chase

The Accused Who Has Been Taken into Custody Falsely Claimed that He was Robbed of 25kg Silver Ornaments Worth Rs.20 Lakh by Robbers at Knife Point in Kashimira on Wednesday

Suresh GolaniUpdated: Thursday, May 02, 2024, 11:24 PM IST
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Mumbai: Salesman Cooks Up Robbery Story, Sends Cops On A Wild Goose Chase |

Mumbai:Less than 12 hours after a salesman working with a Malad-based firm dealing in silver ornaments claimed that he was robbed of 25kg silver worth Rs20 lakh by three unidentified men at knifepoint in Kashimira, the police found that he had cooked up the story for his gain.

According to the police, the salesman Sanjay Damodar Soni approached them on Wednesday afternoon stating that he was robbed of the silver ornaments as he stopped his bike to urinate on the Penkarpada-Srushti Road in Kashimira. The police immediately alerted all nearby patrolling personnel and deputed two special teams to track the robbers. Closed-circuit television (CCTV) installed in the vicinity of the crime scene and possible getaway routes were also checked to see if the robbers had been captured in the footage, but all the attempts hit a dead end.

stolen property yet to be recovered

Less than 12 hours after a salesman working with a Malad-based firm dealing in silver ornaments claimed that he was robbed of 25kg silver worth Rs20 lakh by three unidentified men at knifepoint in Kashimira, the police found that he had cooked up the story for his gain.

According to the police, the salesman Sanjay Damodar Soni approached them on Wednesday afternoon stating that he was robbed of the silver ornaments as he stopped his bike to urinate on the Penkarpada-Srushti Road in Kashimira.

The police immediately alerted all nearby patrolling personnel and deputed two special teams to track the robbers. Closed-circuit television (CCTV) installed in the vicinity of the crime scene and possible getaway routes were also checked to see if the robbers had been captured in the footage, but all the attempts hit a dead end.

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