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Kalyan Jewellers fall prey to highway robbers, Rs 98 lakh worth jewellery looted

ANI  |  Chavadi (Tamil Nadu), [India] 

A gang robbed Rs 98.05 lakh worth of jewellery from a vehicle of Kerala-based in KG Chavadi - border on Monday.

"The jewellery comprising gold and silver worth Rs. 98 lakh stolen from a car being transported with all required documents at Chavadi, near Walayar. The incident happened on January 7 at 11:30 am near a petrol pump," issued a statement after the incident.

As per Company officials, a and a were tailing the vehicle in which the jewellery was being transported. At Kakkachavadi, near Petrol Pump, the company vehicle was surrounded by the robbers and the drivers were forcibly evicted from the Xylo, which was carrying jewellery. The suspects then drove away in the Xylo, leaving the Company drivers stranded on the road.

Also, have revealed the name of their driver, Arjun C R, who was accompanied by another

Further, the company officials said that steps have been taken to lodge a claim with the company. A complaint has been lodged with police officials in both (Palakkad) and (Chavadi).

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 12:47 IST