pHyderabad Gold Heist: Police nabs driver for fleeing with Rs 7 cr ornaments, threatening with knifep
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Hyderabad: After asserting the arrest of 33-year-old driver V Srinivas for stealing ornaments from his employer valued at Rs 7 crore, the Hyderabad Police stated the accused had threatened one in every of his coworkers with a knife on the day of the offence when the person tried to cease the accused from fleeing with the ornaments, TOI reported.
On February 17, when Radhika Diamonds gross sales consultant Akshay Kumar went to distribute diamond-encrusted gold ornaments to houses, he reportedly left the remaining jewels, price Rs 7 crore, within the automobile, in response to deputy commissioner of police (west zone) Joel Davis.
Srinivas escaped when Akshay returned from his responsibility to the automobile. Abhinas, a coworker, tried to cease the car, and the suspect allegedly threatened him with a knife.
The accused stated that he did so as a result of he wished to stay a luxurious life. In accordance with authorities, after committing the crime, he travelled to the West Godavari district.
The police stated that they’ve already nabbed the accused Srinivas and additional investigation is underway.
In accordance with Indian regulation, nobody is permitted to hold a knife that’s greater than 9″ lengthy and a pair of” large, and it have to be fancy sufficient to be perceived as a menace by most people.
Against the law of this nature in India is punishable by strict incarceration for a length that should not be lower than seven years however could attain 10 years, in addition to a high-quality which will attain twenty-five thousand rupees.