The 36-year-old key accused arrested for theft and murder at ICICI Bank, Virar on Thursday, has confessed to committing the heist and stealing gold worth ₹3.38 crore to clear over ₹1 crore arrears. The police have also seized his Swift Dzire car, which was found a few metres away from the spot.
A 51-year-old man, Bashir Shaikh who was arrested for cheating and forgery by the Vasai police fled from Vasai court where he was taken for custody on Saturday.
A 48-year-old traffic constable was allegedly assaulted in Parnaka, Arnala, by a Virar resident late on Wednesday evening because he clicked pictures of the accused’s car which was parked illegally on the road. The accused, 41-year-old Dashrath Patil, was arrested, and later granted bail by a Vasai court on Thursday.