Three males had been arrested on Thursday for allegedly looting money and jewelry value lakhs from a home in northeast Delh whereas holding the proprietor and his 63-year-old mom hostage at gunpoint, police mentioned.
Based on police, 5 individuals barged into 39-year-old Delhi College staffer Sunil Sharma’s home when he and his mom had been alone.
The police has arrested Md Chand (30), a resident of northeast Delhi’s Nehru Vihar, and his accomplices — Javed (31) and Salim (19), each residents of Loni in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad.
The police has additionally claimed to have recovered Rs three.77 lakhs of looted money, silver cash and a cell phone bought from the robbed cash.
Chand knew the sufferer’s household properly and was conscious of the money and jewelry stored in his home. He had taken a mortgage of greater than Rs 10 lakh and was being always being pressurised by the lenders to pay again, they mentioned.
They held the duo hostage at gunpoint and robbed Rs 14.25 lakh money, round 40 “tola” (one tola is 10 gm) gold, 500 grams of silver jewelry and a cell phone. Sharma”s aged mom additionally suffered accidents throughout theft, they mentioned.
Police official Rakesh Paweriya mentioned the police staff visited the spot, scanned the CCTV footage, analysed the decision element information and carried out raids at Hapur and Loni to hint the suspects.
“We acquired info as we speak (Thursday) that the accused would assemble at Chand Bagh right here with the looted cash and would then escape to their hideouts in Uttar Pradesh. So, our staff laid a lure at Wazirabad Street close to Chand Bagh and apprehended three of them,” he mentioned.