Hole drilled in wall, jewellery store robbed

The police said they received a video of the incident and an investigation has been launched into the matter.
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NEW DELHI: A jewellery showroom in the Dariba Kalan area of north Delhi was allegedly robbed by a few people after drilling a hole into the wall of the shop, police said on Monday.

The police said they received a video of the incident and investigation has been launched into the matter.

The accused allegedly drilled a hole in the showroom from a neighbouring shop and carried out the robbery, they said.

“A call regarding a burglary was received at the Kotwali police station. A team was immediately sent to the shop in Dariba Kalan,” an officer said.

According to the store owner, he closed his shop around 8.30 pm on Saturday and went to his home, the officer said.

When the complainant and his father opened the store on Monday, they found that a hole was made in its wall through an adjacent shop, which is in dilapidated condition and was empty, he said.

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