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Hyderabad jewellery robbery: Three arrested

Acting on a tip-off, Crime Branch sleuths swooped down upon the three and arrested them.

india Updated: May 18, 2006 12:56 IST

Three people, allegedly involved in the Rs 10-crore diamond jewellery heist at Panjagutta in Hyderabad on the night of May 15, have been arrested by crime branch sleuths.

The three were picked up on Wednesday night from a hotel in south central Mumbai by the Crime Branch Unit XII.

Acting on a tip-off that three persons, allegedly involved in the diamond heist, had checked in a city hotel, the sleuths swooped down upon the three and arrested them.

The three would be produced before the Esplanade court later, police sources said.

Burglars had gained entry into the Alukkas Jewellery shop in Hyderabad on the night of May 15 by cutting open the shutter of the shop with the help of metal sheet cutters and had made away with jewellery worth Rs 10 crore.