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Jewellery worth Rs 12 cr stolen from mfg units in Karol Bagh

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Unidentified burglars used gas torch to cut open the locks of two manufacturing units in Central Delhi's and decamped with ornaments worth Rs 12 crore on the night, the police said.

The burglary was captured on CCTV cameras and the accused have been identified, they had said yesterday.

They said the burglary was committed on the night of when the city was busy celebrating the festival of lights. The heist was detected the next day after the owners came to the units.

It is suspected that the tenants, who lived on the first floor of the building, were involved in the crime, the police said.

The vault in one of the manufacturing units was cut open with the help of a gas cutter and worth Rs 6.80 crore was from it, they said.

The locks of another unit were also found broken and worth Rs 5.20 crore was from it, they added.

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First Published: Mon, October 23 2017. 12:48 IST