3.5 kilograms of gold stolen from jewellery showroom in Thrissur
Thrissur: A robbery was reported in a jewellery showroom at Moonnupeedika in Kaipamangalam here. As per reports, 3.5 kilograms of gold stored in the locker of Gold Heart Jewellery located at Moonnupeedika south was stolen.
The jewellery showroom was locked by 9 pm on Thursday. The owner Saleem came to know about the robbery when he opened the showroom on Friday morning at 10. The robbers drilled a hole on the wall of the showroom to enter and take the gold from the locker.
The jewellery showroom is located near the National Highway and its right side was covered with weeds and bushes. The robbers managed to enter the showroom by drilling a 2-feet-wide hole on this side. After the robbery, the thieves sprinkled chilli powder all over the showroom to destroy evidence.
Normally, owner Saleem and another employee will be present at the showroom. A police team led by the Irinjalakkuda DYSP arrived at the spot and started a probe. Dog squad and fingerprint experts also arrived at the spot and collected evidence from the spot.