Man held with 522 gm gold, Rs 10 lakh cash
NEW DELHI: A man was arrested when he was trying to sell huge quantity of gold in the market. The jewellers alerted the cops and the police team soon swung into action in Jhalaheri Market in Pashim Vihar. Soon, they found the man loitering here and there and was intercepted by the police.
Initially, the accused tried to mislead the raiding team by veiling his identity but later, he disclosed his identity as Sukhdev. During searching and frisking, 522 gm gold along with Rs 10 lakh cash was recovered from his possession.
During interrogation, Sukhdev revealed that he had duped his employer in Ranjit Nagar of central Delhi of 1 kg gold on December 31, 2017. The complainant handed over approximately one kg of gold to two workers Sukhdev and Pradeep.
Later on, Pradeep called the complainant in the evening that Sukhdev took away the gold with him and he is untraceable. At this, the complainant asked Sukhdev about his whereabouts who informed that his parents suddenly fell sick and he left for Panipat, Haryana.
"Sukhdev said that he would return to Delhi shortly as soon as his parents recover from illness. After waiting for few days, when he did not return to Delhi, the complainant again tried to contact him but his phone was found switched off. At this, the complainant visited the house of Sukhdev but did not find him at his home," the police said. Hence, he got the FIR registered at Ranjit Nagar, Delhi.