A Rs 100 Paytm Transaction Led To Arrest Of Men Who Looted Rs 6 Crore

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  • Three arrested in connection to 6 cr robbery.
  • The arrest was sought through a Paytm transaction from Rajasthan
  • Police extacted visuals from CCTV footage and Intel reports.

New Delhi: The Delhi police on Friday said to have nabbed three with the help of Paytm transaction from Rajasthan for allegedly robbing two men in Delhi’s Paharganj area.

As per reports the two had robbed the men- delivery agents from Chandigarh of jewellery worth Rs 6 crore after throwing chilli powder in their eyes. The accused have been identified as Nagesh Kumar (28), Shivam (23), and Manish Kumar (22), all residents of Najafgarh. The report further added Nagesh, the mastermind of the robbery, planned to commit the crime with his friends and maternal uncle.

The incident came to the fore after the video went viral on social media.

During the investigation, police extracted over 700 CCTV footage from last seven days when the incident took place and also gathered local intelligence near the spot. The activities of four persons near the spot appeared suspicious, the officer said.

A total of 6,270 grams of gold, three-kilogram silver, 500 grams of gold deposited in IIFL, and 106 raw diamonds with other diamond jewellery all worth Rs 5.5 to six crores were seized from their possession, the DCP added.

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