Delhi: Robbers loot jewellery worth Rs 1.5 cr


New Delhi: Three men whom police believe to be robbers murdered a 19-year-old man sleeping inside a jewellery shop in Kalka that they targeted late on Monday night. Two armed robbers robbed a jewellery showroom and took away jewellery above Rs 1 crore, police said.

After killing Shivam Verma, who was the son of the shop’s owner, with iron rods, they also took away gold and silver jewellery police added. The three men entered the shop after cutting through the tin roof with a gas-based cutter while Shivam was sleeping on the floor.

The events were recorded in six CCTV cameras. The attackers threw the LPG cylinder close to crime spot. The police have formed several teams to crack the case with DCP Anil Dhawan himself involved in investigations. The body was handed over to family members after the post mortem.