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Inspired by Kollywood film, couple try to loot jewellery shop, arrested – Ahmedabad Mirror

1 / 1 Taking inspiration from a South Indian movie, a couple in economic distress attempted to loot a jewellery store in Nikol but their attempt was foiled by the shop-owner and his employees. Krishnanagar Police has booked the couple under the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act. On Sunday afternoon, it was business as usual for Haresh Modi, owner of Gahna-Jewellers on Nikol Road, and his staff. Suddenly, a man and a woman entered the jewellery shop and started brandishing a gun. Their act was captured on the CCTV cameras inside the shop. The two tried to tie up Modi but he used presence of mind to overpower them. The employees also pounced on the two and ultimately overpowered them after a brief scuffle. Soon, a group of people gathered and bashed up the man-woman duo. Later, the crooks were identified as the husband-wife couple of Bharat and Yogita Gohil. Resident of Shivalay Society in Nikol, Bharat lost his livelihood as a tailor during the Covid pandemic. So much so that he hardly got any work and struggled to sustain himself and his wife. To tide over the financial crisis, the Gohils decided to commit the crime. They conceived the idea of looting the jewellery shop after watching a South Indian movie. They somehow managed to get the gun but their attempt to loot the jewellery shop was foiled. Krishnanagar PI AJ Chauhan said, “Currently investigation is going on to ascertain from where the accused acquired the weapon and if they had committed any crime earlier. Bharat stitched clothes for a living and due to the economic distress, he and his wife resorted to the criminal act.”

Husband-wife duo in financial distress attempt to loot store in Nikol; owner overpowers them

Taking inspiration from a South Indian movie, a couple in economic distress attempted to loot a jewellery store in Nikol but their attempt was foiled by the shop-owner and his employees. Krishnanagar Police has booked the couple under the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act. 
On Sunday afternoon, it was business as usual for Haresh Modi, owner of Gahna-Jewellers on Nikol Road, and his staff. Suddenly, a man and a woman entered the jewellery shop and started brandishing a gun. Their act was captured on the CCTV cameras inside the shop.
 

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The two tried to tie up Modi but he used presence of mind to overpower them. The employees also pounced on the two and ultimately overpowered them after a brief scuffle. Soon, a group of people gathered and bashed up the man-woman duo. Later, the crooks were identified as the husband-wife couple of Bharat and Yogita Gohil. Resident of Shivalay Society in Nikol, Bharat lost his livelihood as a tailor during the Covid pandemic. So much so that he hardly got any work and struggled to sustain himself and his wife. To tide over the financial crisis, the Gohils decided to commit the crime. They conceived the idea of looting the jewellery shop after watching a South Indian movie. They somehow managed to get the gun but their attempt to loot the jewellery shop was foiled.
Krishnanagar PI AJ Chauhan said, “Currently investigation is going on to ascertain from where the accused acquired the weapon and if they had committed any crime earlier. Bharat stitched clothes for a living and due to the economic distress, he and his wife resorted to the criminal act.”

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