Two unidentified robbers looted gold worth Rs 3 crore from a gold finance company in Meerut on 20 February (Thursday). The robbery took place at Manappuram Gold Finance Company’s office in the Lalkurti police station limits.
“This is an office where loans are provided on the basis of gold. According to employees, the amount of gold looted could be between 12 kg to 15 kg. The looted gold amount could be around worth Rs 3 crore. We are investigating the case,” said Superintendent of Police, Meerut, Narayan Singh.
According to reports by ANI, two people initially came to inquire about the rate of gold and loan process and then overpowered the three staff members present in the office at that time, forcing them to open the locker from where they took out gold and fled.
The investigation is underway, and the police is on the lookout for the accused.