Paris: Almost 16 people have been detained by the French police and investigated for the armed robbery of Kim Kardashian, the robbery took place last year in October.
Suspects were picked up from the eastern suburbs of Vincenne, Raicy and from Paris, the police has said that the operation started on Monday at 6 a.m.
A gang of men disguised as police officers had held Kim Kardashian West at gunpoint in her hotel room, it was reported that the robbers took almost $10 million worth of jewelry from the private luxury mansion in Paris.
The interior ministry of France said in the aftermath of the robbery that there were at least five men involved, they forced the concierge at the mansion at gunpoint to open the private apartments. Then two of the robbers entered
Kim Kardashian’s room and put a gun to her head and took cash and jewelry, according to the Paris prosecutor’s office.
The prosecutor’s office also said that the robbers took a ring which is estimated to be worth $4.5 million, the rest of the jewelry was estimated to have a value of $5.6 million.
Kim Kardashian has kept away from the media after the incident, but she is going to speak up about the robbery in the new season of her reality TV show “Keeping up with the Kardashian”.
The shooting of the show was halted after the robbery and Kim Kardashian West has not given any interviews about the robbery. The new season of “Keeping up with the Kardashians” will debut in March on E!.