Delhi Police enters Limca Book of Records for solving country’s biggest cash heist case

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Saturday entered the Limca Book of Records for solving India’s biggest cash van heist case in less than 10 hours in November 2015.

Pradeep Shukla, driver of a transit cash van allegedly fled with cash worth 22.5 crore, leaving behind the van near Govindpuri Metro Station in South Delhi on November 27.

In less than 10 hours, more than 10 teams of the Delhi Police tracked down the driver and recovered the stolen cash, except Rs 10,500, which the driver had spent in alcohol, food and some other articles.

Following the felicitation ceremony, commissioner of Delhi Police BS Bassi tweeted, “DP enters the Lima Book of Records for making India's largest ever cash recovery of ₹22.49 Crores of stolen money.”

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News24 Bureau