Pune Police Arrest 7 In BGS Jewellers Heist Within 12 Hours (VIDEO)

Pune Police Arrest 7 In BGS Jewellers Heist Within 12 Hours (VIDEO)

The incident took place on Saturday at 12:10pm

Aakash SinghUpdated: Monday, May 20, 2024, 11:35 AM IST
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The crime branch of the Pune City Police arrested seven persons within 12 hours after they looted about 600 grams of gold ornaments at gunpoint from BGS Jewellers on Mohammadwadi Road, officials said on Monday.

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The accused have been identified as Yogesh Pawale (20, resident of Kelewadi, Kothrud), Aditya Gade (19, resident of Kelewadi, Kothrud), Piyush Kalpsesh Kedari (18, resident of Jayprakash Nagar, Yerwada), Omkar Walhekar (19, resident of Jay Bhavani Nagar, Kothrud), Narayan Gawali (20, resident of Tilekar Nagar, Kondhwa), Mayur Patel (53, resident of Wanwadi), and Nasir Shaikh (32, resident of Wanwadi).

The incident took place on Saturday at 12:10pm. The accused barged into the jewellery shop, pointed a revolver at the shop owner and a staffer, looted the gold ornaments, thrashed the staffer, and escaped from the spot on their two-wheelers.

The police obtained CCTV footage of the incident and, based on clues from the footage, identified Pavale, Gade, and Gawali, who are known criminals. During interrogation, it was revealed that they were hired by one of the accused, Patel, to execute the robbery. After the theft, Patel was supposed to make payments to each of them.

Meanwhile, the official X (formerly Twitter) handle of the Pune City Police announced that they cracked the case within 12 hours, recovering 600 grams of gold and seizing two two-wheelers, one four-wheeler, and six mobile phones.

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