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Jaipur: Robbers hold family hostage, make away with jewellery and cash

The robbery took place at the house of retired government officer Krishna Kumar (KK) Gupta in 10B Scheme near Narayan Vihar Colony in Gopalpura Bypass area.

| Updated:
July 23, 2018 4:55 pm
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Police investigation at the house where robbery took place

Jaipur:   Five robbers sneaked into a house situated in Gopalpura Bypass area and took four members of the family including the house- owner hostage on Thursday. They made away with jewellery and cash. One of the suspects is the female domestic servant. After robbing the family, the robbers got away in the house owner’s car. The police are yet clueless. Read Also: Jaipur: 3 arrested for robbery at retired bank officer’s house

The robbery took place at the house of retired government officer Krishna Kumar (KK) Gupta in 10B Scheme near Narayan Vihar Colony in Gopalpura Bypass area.

The robbers first showed up around 11 P.M, but the house owner woke up. On seeing him, they gave an excuse saying that they entered the wrong house accidentally. They again returned four hours later around 3 am. They tied up the four family members including Gupta and his wife and took away cash and jewellery worth nearly Rs 10 lakh. They used Gupta’s car as their getaway vehicle.

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House of KK Gupta.

Additional DCP Manoj Chodhray and ACP Deepak Sharma arrived at the spot after the family informed the police. They put police barricades across the city. Read Also: Jaipur: 3 arrested for robbery at retired bank officer’s house

“The involvement of a female servant is not being ruled out. No police verification of the servant had been conducted, but the family has provided us with her photo and some other details. Further investigation is going on,” said a police officer. The servant, identified as Priya Sahu, has been missing since the incident took place. She had been working with the family for the past 4-5 months and stayed in the servant quarters.

When the robbers entered Gupta’s house around 11 pm, he had informed the police because he suspended foul play, but the cops allegedly didn’t take the complaint seriously.

Read Also: Jaipur: 3 arrested for robbery at retired bank officer’s house

First published: July 19, 2018
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