Two arrested for robbing wigs worth Rs 25 L
During investigation, it was found that Kumar is a wig trader and had even carried out a recce of the shop 3-4 days before the incident.
During the investigation, it was found that Kumar is a wig trader and had even carried out a recce of the shop 3-4 days before the incident.
He had met the victims and told them that he would come back to buy 10 kg of hair.
A man named Jahangir Hussain alleged that he, along with his brother Tajjudin, reside at the first floor of the premises. Three men posing as customers visited their shop and began inspecting the wigs.
Suddenly, one of them threatened the complainants with a country-made pistol and overpowered them. The accused confined them in a room and robbed 5-6 gunny bags of hair, Rs 30,000 along with their mobile phones, Seju P Kuruvilla, Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer), said.
During the investigation, it was learned that after using one SIM card for a few days, the accused used to change the SIM cards.
Subsequently, raids were conducted at Sain's address in Bareilly, but he was found to be absconding from his house.
On August 5, police apprehended him from Rampur and recovered three mobile phones from him, the DCP said.
On July 26, the accused, along with Rahul came to Nangloi and hatched conspiracy of robbery with Kumar. As per the plan, on July 27, Sain along with two men entered inside the premises of complainants' house posing as customers and executed the plan, while the other remained in a car which was parked outside the complainant's house, the officer said.
The accused disclosed that the robbed hair was kept with Kumar. Subsequently, he was arrested. He disclosed that the robbed hair is kept in Laxmi Nagar, following which a raid was conducted and 118 Kg robbed hair was recovered from Ganesh Nagar, Pandav Nagar, Delhi and from his godown in the presence of complainants, he added.
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