Udaipur police have got some important clues in the Mannapuram Finance Gold robbery case.
During the investigation of Udaipur's biggest robbery, Police learnt about a house where the 5 suspects were staying for the last 13 days and are now obviously missing from the rented house since the incidence of the robbery took place.
According to the information the suspects checked into the house located in the Dabok area on 16 July and were staying there posing as students. They had paid the rent of Rs. 6000 in advance. It was also found that they were having a motor cycle similar to the one seen in the CCTV footage of the robbery.
Upon getting the information about the suspects, SP Vikas Kumar Sharma along other officials went to the place for investigation but nobody was found there. It was the land lord who informed the police about the 5 boys following a suspicion on them for being involved in the crime. Police carried out a search operation inside the room of the suspects where everything was found scattered on the floor. Police also found few documents of Jharkand, which were later found to be fake. It was concluded that the suspects rented the room on the basis of these documents.
The SP said that the team had visited the room where the suspects were believed to be staying, but no additional information was found. The Poice, he said, are still scanning hte CCTV footages of the area and scouting for other camers on the route the robbers might have taken, to get further information on their whereabouts.
Police also found that initially the room was rented by 2 boys, but later 3 more joined them and started living there together.
Police have scanned more then 400 CCTV camera footages and have questioned more than 250 suspects in the area. So far, 250 policemen including officials of Special Task Force (STF), 5 station house officers have been deployed to investigate the crime from all possible angles and attempt to apprehend the culprits.
The incident of robbery took place on 29 July, where 5 armed men targeted the Sunderwas branch of Mannapuram Finance and fled with 24 kilograms of gold ornaments and around Rs 11 lakh in cash. They kept the staff members of the company hostage while committing the crime.