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Robbery: Two interrogated

Police have been interrogating two persons from Hojai suspecting their role in the sensational robbery in Guwahati on Tuesday where gold ornaments worth Rs 21 crore have been looted at gunpoint from MP Jwellary.

A joint team of Hojai and Guwahati police picked up Premjit Sinha and Neel Kamal Singh from their houses hours after the incident took place in the busy Bhangagarh area in the evening.

One of the duo was the security guard with MP Jwellary who was on leave from Monday. The investigating officers are tight lipped on the

According to the eyewitnesses, a gang of four robbers armed with sophisticated weapons' started blankfiring as soon as they arrived in the MP Jwellery premises in the GS Road at 7 in the evening.

As the robbers outside the shop started blank firing to terrorize the people, three others forcibly went inside and took away all diamond, gold and silver ornaments within five minutes in full view of the employees and customers who were forced to sit quietly.

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