Delhi: 2 in raincoats, who robbed gold finance companies with toy guns, arrested | Latest Delhi News
Two people who robbed gold finance companies, wearing raincoats and toy guns, have been arrested, police said on Sunday.
Police said they were involved in two reported theft cases in Greater Kailash and Kalkaji between January and July. Two raincoats, two toy guns, a scooter that the suspects, Dheeraj Chaudhary and Pankaj Chaudhary, used during the crimes were seized with ??4,000 in cash.
“Both are from Madhubani district in Bihar. Dheeraj lives in Panipat. They would travel to Delhi from Bihar and Panipat, meet in Badarpur, commit thefts and return to their respective places. In both flights, they used a toy gun, wore raincoats, masks and gloves to hide their faces and avoid leaving fingerprints at the crime scene, ”said the deputy police commissioner (south) Atul Kumar Thakur.
On July 30, an employee of a gold finance company reported that two people wearing raincoats entered the company’s office in Enclave-II of Greater Kailash, holding the office boy under the threat of a weapon and took about ??75,000. One case of theft was recorded and CCTV cameras were checked. Police learned that the suspects had a white scooter. and were also seen roaming the areas of Kalkaji Market, Lajpat Nagar Market, Nizamuddin, and GK-1 Market in separate CCTV footage from these areas. The same suspects committed a similar robbery in Kalkaji in January.
“Our teams scanned the images from the cameras installed on the routes taken by the suspects. They found out that the suspects met and left Badarpur Chowk. Their identities were established through a technical investigation and a human intelligence network. They were captured in Panipat and Noida between Friday and Saturday, ”said a senior police officer.
The two told police they were inspired by the televised crime shows, the DCP said.