Bengaluru, Feb 20: Police have nabbed two people and seized Rs one crore worth stolen articles and cash from them in the city.
Police said that the arrested were identified as Najim Sharif and Mohammed Shafiullah. While Jazim was in a Real Estate business, Shariff was doing Granite business. Both had incurred loss in their respective business and wanted money to clear their debt.
Taking advantage of their friend being admitted to hospital for treatment, both of them hatched a plan and robbed his house and escaped with the booty in the vehicles of their friend's car and two wheeler.
Police had a hard time since they were forced to watch CCTV installed in the apartment, on the portico of the building, car parking and on the main street. However, their hard work paid off in the end when they found that after committing crime the duo sprinkled chilly powder to mislead the police and come to the hospital and attend to the patient as they were very concerned about his health.
Najim Shariff was in possession of Rs 32.64 lakh in Indian currency, Rs 5,79,946 in foreign currencies of various countries, One Car, two mobile phones, 45 gram gold, Rs 6,40,000 cash in Indian currency.
Pulikeshi Nagar Police have registered a case and are investigating.