Diamonds worth Rs 4 cr seized

The Rajajinagar police have arrested a person for allegedly trying to sell diamonds illegally to a City-based businessman.

According to police, Vetrivelu, 47, a native of Tamil Nadu, had come to the City on Feb 25 with diamonds worth Rs four crore in his possession. He was staying in Shivaal’s hotel in Rajajinagar. Following a tip-off, the police went to the hotel in mufti and on the pretext of buying diamonds nabbed Vetrivelu. 

During interrogation, he revealed that he had come to sell the diamonds to a businessman who is based in Chickpet. The police have registered a case and are identifying the source of diamonds.

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