Days after a daylight freeway heist of practically Rs one crore price jewelry in Tamil Nadu, a girl and her son have been arrested in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and a significant portion of the loot recovered from them, the police mentioned right now.
Crime wing police in Tirupati arrested Shama, 46, and her son Mohammed Salim, of Tiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday after they have been discovered transferring in a suspicious method with an enormous bag at a pilgrim lodging centre.
The police mentioned they recovered about Rs 60 lakh price gold and silver jewels from the 2.
On January 7, a 10-member gang had pushed away a automobile with Rs 98.05 lakh price jewelry belonging to Kerala-based Kalyan Jewellers after waylaying the car and dragging out two workers of the agency at KG Chavadi close to Coimbatore.
The gold and silver jewels have been being transported from Thrissur in Kerala to Coimbatore once they have been looted.
Ms Shama’s one other son, Firoz, alongside along with his associates allegedly dedicated the heist and after sharing a amount of the booty amongst his associates, he handed over the remainder to her and his brother in Tiruvallur, the police mentioned.
Since then, the 2 had been making an attempt to promote the jewels and arrived in Tirupati two days in the past.
The police mentioned their counterparts in Coimbatore had been knowledgeable in regards to the arrest and the 2 can be taken there after acquiring a transit remand from a court docket right here.
Coimbatore police mentioned the recovered jewelry was a part of the stolen gold and silver ornaments and so they have been already interrogating six individuals in reference to the crime.