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Ghaziabad goldsmith robbed of cash, jewellery worth over Rs 16 lakh

IANS  |  Ghaziabad 

Armed robbers looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs 16 lakh from a goldsmith in Ghaziabad on Saturday, police said.

The incident occurred on 58 near under station in Ghaziabad.

The police said Deepak Sharma, a resident of on border, manufactures gold ornaments at his residence. He used to collect orders from and Meerut-based traders and used to deliver the finished goods at their showrooms.

On Saturday, Sharma had delivered his products at and received payment and was proceeding to on a scooter.

As he reached near a Reliance petrol pump, four robbers on two bikes overtook his scooter and forced him to stop his vehicle.

One of the robbers put a pistol to his head while another took out cash worth Rs two lakh and gold ornaments weighing 400 grams worth Rs 14 lakh from inside the victim's shirt.

"We have found some clues from the CCTV footage. We will solve the case very soon," said K.P. Mishra, Circle Officer,



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First Published: Sat, May 18 2019. 23:00 IST