Chandigarh jewellers asked to install security systemsJanuary 23rd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) In the wake of rising crime graph in this union territory, Chandigarh police chief Sunday directed jewellers to install security systems in their showrooms. The suggestion came in a meeting police held with the jewellers in the city.
Recently Chandigarh was rocked by one of the biggest heists in the city’s history when a jewellery showroom was looted of over Rs.10 crore worth of goods.
“Most jewellers in Chandigarh attended the meeting. We discussed various issues related to security. The jewellers also came up with some suggestions,” a police official said.
Special emphasis was given on security of shops and manpower. The inspector general of police directed the jewellers to install proper security instruments, dialer connectivity with police helpline, hooter systems and CCTV cameras in the showrooms, he added.
A gang of robbers dressed in police uniforms looted jewellery worth over Rs.10 crore from the Tanishq showroom in Manimajra town here Jan 12.
Police have so far arrested nine accused.
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- After heist, Chandigarh banks told to install police alarms - Jan 13, 2011
- Two held in Delhi, one in Ghaziabad for Chandigarh heist - Jan 16, 2011
- Police arrest ninth accused in Rs.10 crore heist - Jan 18, 2011
- Posing as cops, miscreants loot jewellery showroom (Lead) - Jan 12, 2011
- One more arrested in jewellery heist - Mar 24, 2011
- Eight held in Delhi, Ghaziabad for Rs.10 crore Chandigarh heist (Lead) - Jan 16, 2011
- Dacoity accused attempts suicide in lock-up - Jan 21, 2011
- Posing as cops, miscreants loot jewellery showroom - Jan 12, 2011
- Burglars loot jewellery worth Rs.25 lakh - Mar 14, 2011
- Punjab banks, showrooms asked to install CCTV cameras - May 18, 2009
- Gold worth Rs.1 crore robbed from Andhra Bank - May 12, 2010
- Rs.20 lakh looted from car showroom, guard murdered - Jan 17, 2011
- Panchkula jewellery shop owners to install CCTV cameras - Dec 19, 2009
- Delhi jewellery shop robbed at gun point - May 09, 2012
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