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Rs 9cr worth of looted Bihar jewellery recovered

PATNA: Police on Sunday arrested three criminals from different puts and recovered 26.5kg out of the 32kg gold adorns looted from Muthoot Finance place of job at Bhagwanpur Chowk underneath the Sadar police station house in Muzaffarpur on February 6. The recovered gold jewellery is price nine.07 crore.

Six armed criminals posing as shoppers to take gold loan had looted gold jewellery price Rs10.nine crore and Rs2 lakh in cash. They had kept six workers, including two personal safety guards, hostages all through the loot. The criminals had reached the spot on three motorcycles. DGP Gupteshwar Pandey mentioned Muthoot Finance has introduced Rs 30 lakh as cash prize to the police crew who arrested the criminals and recovered the jewelry. "I received a decision this morning from the company. The person on that side mentioned it is for the primary time that the looted adorns from any of his workplaces has been recovered so rapid.

Raids directly to nab others in Muzaffarpur loot case: ADG

Pandey mentioned, "But I've to hunt permission from the state government to accept the cash prize introduced via the company."

ADG (headquarters) Kundan Krishnan mentioned the arrested criminals were identified as Subhash Kumar Jha, Alok Kumar and Abhishek Kumar. He praised Muzaffarpur police and mentioned Subhash was once the primary to be arrested from Shahpur Parara underneath Dalsingsarai police station house in Samastipur. On his information, Abhishek and Alok were arrested from Sansa underneath the Navakothi police station house in Begusarai and Chak Mojahidpur underneath the Mahua police station house in Vaishali district, respectively.

The ADG mentioned 1.5kg of the looted adorns were recovered from Subhash while 25kg of jewellery kept in a suitcase was once recovered from Alok's position. He mentioned the police motion was once so rapid that the criminals may now not to find time to open the sealed plastic pouches during which adorns with main points of explicit shoppers were kept.

He mentioned raids were being performed to nab the opposite criminals concerned within the loot. "Efforts are being made to recover the rest of the looted adorns and the cash," he mentioned.

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