Two armed robbers robbed a jewellery showroom in New Delhi on Tuesday and took away jewellery over Rs. 1 crore, police stated.
The broad daytime robbery took place in Shahi jewellers situated in Sector 17, Rohini in north Delhi about 1.30 pm.
According to the police “Two youth arrived in the shop on the pretext of buying a gold ring, then one of them went out while talking on his phone and then again entered the shop after few minutes with a weapon,”
“He then took all the three staff of the showroom hostage, one of whom was the son of the businessman, and the duo then fled with the jewellery items worth Rs. 1 to 1.5 crore,” the officer said.
“They fled away from the spot in their car,” the officer said, adding, “We are looking for CCTV footage of the area as the cameras placed in the showroom were not operational.”
A case has becen recorded and investigation is on, police said.