Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)
Four special teams have been formed to track down a gang of four armed men who robbed a gold shop in electronic city after threatening the employee at gun points and escaped with gold , silver and cash worth Rs.1.9 crore on Monday morning.
While three police teams have been dispatched in different directions to track down the accused , the other team is analyzing the technical details including CCTV and tower dumps to identify the accused .
It was a planned robbery,said a senior police officer supervising the investigations.
The gang kept a watch on the movements of the owner and the staff before striking .
Ramdev bankers owned by Bhawarlal who was running a jewel shop and pawn brokering .
He employed a distant relative as staff who would come every day morning to open the shop clean up before Bhawarlal comes .
The accused kept a watch on Dharmendra and attacked him as soon as he opened the shop at around 7.30 am,the police said.
The accused tied his hands and legs at gun point emptied the showcase and escaped with the valuables including gold and silver articles and cash Rs 80,000.
Senior officers with Sniffer dog Forensic experts rushed to the spot and after inspecting the spot and collecting information four special teams has been formed by DCP Southeast,CK Baba he added.