Two people were arrested for allegedly stealing a gold chain worth Rs. 1.37 lakh on Thursday from a jewellery shop in Surat while threatening an employee with a knife.
The employee’s prompt action, on the other hand, forced the robbers to flee the scene.
The incident happened at 12.15 pm Thursday when Jyoti Jain, a sales girl at Kothari jewelers shop, was alone at the showroom in Dindoli. According to police, two youths and a minor boy entered into the shop. One of them entered into the counter side and got hold of her, while the other one held her at knife point.
Police said that Jain, immediately, pressed alarm button, which rang loudly. Soon, all the three accused ran away from the shop taking a gold chain worth Rs. 1.37 lakh. The arrested ones are identified as Rohan Khatik (18) and Jaydeep Nikumbhe (21).
Deputy Commissioner of Police Zone 1 Sajjansinh Parmar said, “We appreciate the courage of the sales girl who acted timely. We arrested two youths and the minor was sent to Children’s Remand Home.”