New Delhi: A robber who was fleeing after looting 7Kg silver and was firing the crowded Chandani Chowk area was caught by two constables on Saturday.

The incident took place when a jeweller in Chandni Chowk, was waiting for his son and nephew to bring the car from the parking area. Then three bike borne men came and snatched the bag from him. The bag contained 7 Kgs of silver.

The robbers also fired some gunshots at the jeweller but he took cover behind the car and saved himself.

Robbers were fleeing from the spot but on hearing the sound of bullets, Head Constable Kishan and Constable Amit Kumar rushed to the spot and managed to catch one of the accused. The accused has been identified as Sufian, 28, who is a parole jumper and a resident of Muradabad.

Keeping in mind the festive season ahead additional police force is deployed in the Chandani Chowk area to avoid any such incidents.