A police constable attached to a Mumbai police station has been taken under arrest for his purposed involvement in a case where jewelry worth ₹7 crores were robbed from a Jewelry workshop in Andheri, Mumbai. The Mumbai police added that the Jewelry worth ₹80 lakh has been recovered from the Mumbai police constable. Valuables worth more than ₹6 crores have been found so far in robbery cases held in a jewelry workshop.
As per the Mumbai police official, the interrogation of the incriminated informed the quandary of Rathod, who was earlier posted at MIDC police station. Earlier, Rathod was denying his role in the robbery cases held in Andheri-based jewelry workshop, however, part of the booty was found from and he was arrested”.
On May 22, owner of the Andheri-based workshop contacted the Mumbai police and complained of a robbery incident at the premises, where he alleged that valuables worth Rs 7.09 crore were stolen. The incriminated had broken into the Andheri-based jewelry workshop by cutting the cement ceiling & later cut the lockers having jewelry inside them with gas cutters and run away from there.
During the investigation of the robbery case of Andheri-based jewelry workshop, MIDC police first arrested Vipul Chambariya, founder of a foundation that provided food packets and necessary items to needy in the nation-wide lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak. Vipul Chambariya then led the Mumbai police officials to a stockbroker Diman Chauhan, who gave them info about the workshop premises as well as the valuables stored in them.
The Mumbai Police have also taken the workshop’s watchman Munnaprasad Khairvar, 49, under arrest, who aided the break-in.