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3 Fake ED Officers M. Fazal S. Gilitwala, Raji Ahmed and Vishakha Vishwas Mudhole arrested in Rs.2 crore Gold Jewellery loot

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3 Fake ED Officers  M. Fazal S. Gilitwala, Raji Ahmed and Vishakha Vishwas Mudhole arrested in Rs.2 crore Gold Jewellery loot

 

It comes as a most shocking news of businessman having been looted of gold and cash worth over Rs. 2-crore by a foursome gang that included a woman in the guise of Enforcement Directorate Officers who raided the establishment of a Bizman at the busiest and glittering Zaveri Bazar, the hub of gold jewellery business in south Mumbai.

The heinous incident on Monday has sent shockwaves in the Zaveri Bazar area the most busiest business hub of gold jewellery business.

The accused have been identified as M. Fazal S. Gilitwala, M. Raji Rafiq and a woman, Vishakha Vishwas Mudhole. All the threesome accused have been arrested by the LT Marg Police Officers who have recovered a major portion of the loot from them .

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (II) Abhinav Deshmukh, on Monday, 24 January, afternoon, accused Fazal Siddiqui Gilitwala and Razi Ahmed made a force entry into the office of VBL Bullions in the heart of Zaveri Bazar and attacked an attendant.

They then made a demand to meet the owner by the name of Vishakha Vishwas, and without any search warrant, started ‘searching’ the office and staffers, confiscated their mobiles, and announced that “this is an ED raid” and ordered them to collect all the cash, gold and other valuables.

When one worker Dashrath Mali asked for their I-cards, they slapped him, handcuffed him, and collected the booty worth over Rs. 2 crores from the office, plus the mobile phones of the staffers.

After this, the accused ordered the worker Mali to take escort them to the other office at the nearby Diamond House where Vishakha Mudhole and her accomplice had already held hostage the manager Vijay Shah, and demanded to know the whereabouts of Vishakha Vishwas.

When the fake officers were informed that Virabhai is out of station, the four accused released the handcuffs of Mali and asked him to leave the premises. They then made good their escape with the looted booty.

With fear in him, Mali informed the stunned company officials and local jewellers on the alleged ‘raids’ who in sensing something fishy informed the police.

The police deployed several teams, used tech-intel and scanned CCTV footage of the area and finally zeroed in on the culprits to arrest them.

As per police reports, they managed to recover cash worth Rs. 15-Lakhs and around 2.70 kgs of the stolen gold jewellery . However, the police suspect of the possibility of other associates involved in this most daring operation and are on the lookout for them.

All three Accused arrested under section of IPC 394,506 (2) 120 (B) .The accused were produced in the court which remanded them into police custody for seven days.

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