Mumbai, October 20 :
In a daring daylight robbery, jewellery worth Rs. 30 lakhs was looted from a
jewellery store in the heart of the city yesterday afternoon.
The robbery is the latest in the spate of robberies in the area. This incident occured
in the premises of Pramanik Jewellers located in the posh Nutan Nagar area in Goregaon
East. Around three in the afternoon, four well-dressed youths entered the showroom,
pretending to be customers. For a while they looked at some ornaments, appearing to
be interested in buying them. Suddenly two of them whipped out revolvers and held
the owner and the staff at gun point. The other two smashed the glass cases and stuffed
jewellery into an air bag. They then cut the telephone wires and fled in a waiting car.
Nitin Jain, the owner, raised an alarm before summoning the police. He reported that
jewels worth almost three millions were missing. The police questioned the staff
members about the physical appearances of the men. They are on the lookout for the