Three arrested for theft at jewellery shop

Bhilai, Apr 06: With the arrest of three ruffians including a juvenile, police claimed to have solved the theft incident which occurred at Dhaniram Jewellers located in Kumhari. The accused had trespassed into the shop by breaking the shutter lock with crowbars. Police recovered 2.135 kgs of silver jewellery worth Rs 1.5 lakhs from their possession.
SP Dr Abhishek Pallav informed that on April 04, Kumhari Police Station received a complaint from Rupnarayan Soni of Durga Chowk Kumhari regarding theft at his shop. He owns a jewelry and utensils shop – Dhaniram Jewelers in Bazar Chowk Kumhari. On the intervening night of 03-04 April, some unknown people trespassed into the shop by breaking the shutter lock and escaped with silver jewellery, silver utensils and artificial jewelery. Police lodged a complaint under section 380,457 of IPC.
A special police team was formed to investigate the matter. The team examined footage of more than 150 CCTV cameras and found three suspects moving with crowbars. The identity of suspects was confirmed within a few hours by the special sources. The suspects were arrested from Durg Railway Station when they were trying to escape to Nagpur. The suspects Maharaja Dewar, Gabru Dewar and a juvenile were strictly interrogated. They disclosed that while consuming liquor that night, they planned to commit theft. They took the narrow streets instead of the Main Road to reach Dhaniram Jewellers. They broke the centre lock of the shutter with the help of 02 crowbars and burgled about 02 kg of silver jewellery, silver utensils and artificial jewelery.
Later, the accused Maharaja Dewar buried the stolen booty in the courtyard of the juvenile’s house. Police recovered 2.135 kg of silver jewelery worth about Rs 1.50 lakh and 02 crowbars from the accused identified as Niket alias Gabru Dewar (19) son of Nagesh Dewar a resident of Machli Market, Dewar Mohalla, Zone-2, Khursipar; Maharaja Dewar (18) son of Don Dewar a resident of Atal Awas, Shivaji Nagar, Khursipar and a juvenile. Further action is being taken against the accused from Police Station Kumhari.
Inspector Santosh Mishra (in-charge ACCU), Inspector Sudhanshu Baghel (SHO, Kumhari) ASI Shamit Mishra, Head Constable Satyendra Madharia, Chandrashekhar Banjir, Vijay Shukla, Constables Arvind Mishra, D Prakash, Rinku Soni, Nitin Thakur, Bhavesh Patel, Rakesh Kumar from ACCU and Constable Bunty Singh, Rajkumar Singh from Kumhari Police Station played a vital role in solving the case.

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