Gzb SSP suspended after jewellery shop robbery
Ghaziabad: Following major incident of loot reported from two police station areas of Ghaziabad, the Superintendent of Police has suspended two station house officers over dereliction of duty on Thursday. The robbery incident took place at two jewellery shops in the respective areas in the past few days.
Meanwhile the Senior Superintendent of Police, Ghaziabad, Vaibhav Krishna, has also been transferred from his post of late Thursday night. Upendra Kumar Aggarwal has been appointed as new SSP of Ghaziabad.
According to police officials, Station House Officer (SHO) of Kavi Nagar police station, Rojant Tyagi and Sahibabad region, Dinesh Yadav, have been suspended by senior officials for dereliction in duty.
"Both the inspectors have been suspended from their post while any new responsibility has not yet been given to them. The two incident of robbery highlighted irregularities of police duty in the area. Meanwhile, Police teams have been deployed to work out both the robbery incident while we have managed to make leads into the incident and are expecting to make a breakthrough soon" said Shlok Kumar, Superintendent of Police (City), Ghaziabad.
In one of the two incident of robbery, Armed robbers robbed a jewellery shop, named Prem Shree jewellers, in Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad in broad daylight on Wednesday afternoon. Police officials said that Five robbers, with their face covered, entered the jewellery shop, brandishing guns and threatened to shoot if their instructions were not followed. They then proceeded to loot the shop at gunpoint. The shop owner has claimed that the robbers decamped with gold, diamond jewelleries and cash worths Rs 2 crores.
The other incident took place in Govindapuram area under Kavi Nagar area of Ghaziabad on November 6 where armed bike borne assailants snatched cash and jewellery worth Rs 35 lakhs from the owner of Aman jewellers and easily fled away brandishing guns.