Gohana bank burglary case has finally been cracked by the Sonipat police.Investigations revealed that the four burglars including a pathology lab owner,a property dealer and two farmers-who were friends-had planed the burglary a couple months ago.
After a carefull planning,it took 40 days to dig the tunnel and just six hours to break the lockers and steal the jewellery and cash.
Haryana police on Thursday claimed to have solved the Gohana Punjab National Bank theft in which cash and valuables worth several crore rupees were stolen by a gang of thieves by digging up a tunnel to the bank’s strong room.
Police arrested three robbers ,who were part of the gang involved in the multi crore theft from katta area.The arrested thieves have been identified as Surender and Balraj.The police also recovered 38.91 kg ornaments besides cash worth Rs 60,000 from their possession.
According to the police four people were involved in the heist out of which two have been arrested.Police has claimed to arrest the remaining accused soon.
“Two thieves have been arrested and we have recovered over 10 kg ornaments from them. The ornaments hidden in a brick kiln in a nearby village. We are trying to apprehend two other suspects, Satish and Rajesh,” Sonipat district police chief Arun Singh said.
sources said police had rounded up six people and was questioning them.One of them revealed the names of actual thieves which led to the arrest of surender and Balraj.
Police said the thieves involved in the multi crore rupees theft are friends and had
planned the theft after watching a Hindi film.
In another development , the owner of the abandoned building which was used to dig up the tunnel to bank committed suicide on Thursday.
Gohana police on Wednesday had called the deceased Mahipal for questioning who was allowed to go late night.His body was recovered from a car on Rohtak-sonipat highway on Thursday.
The accused Surender, Balraj,Satish and Rajesh on Sunday night had dug-up a tunnel to the strong room of the main branch of Punjab National Bank, Gohana and had stolen cash and ornaments worth several crore rupees by breaking 78 lockers.
The locker owners heaved a sigh of relief after the arrest of thieves but are apprehensive as the police may not be able to recover all stolen cash and jewellery.