Gurugram: Around Rs 1 crore stolen from fundraising firm’s van

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In a broad daylight robbery, around Rs 1 crore was stolen from a fundraising company van by three gunmen here on Monday.

The defendant threw chili powder in the eyes of the guard and the van driver, holding them hostage at gunpoint before fleeing with the money.

Police say the incident happened around 2.45pm when employees of the S&IB company went to withdraw cash from a Maruti showroom on Sohna Road near Subhash Chowk.

The van was parked outside the showroom when a company employee, Akhilesh, entered the showroom to collect cash. Van driver Ranjit and guard Vipin were in the van. In the meantime, three armed robbers have gone there. They threw red chili powder in the eyes of the driver and the guard. They then took them hostage at gunpoint and fled with a bag of cash containing around 1 crore rupees, police said.

Police officials said they were reviewing CCTV footage obtained from the crime scene. Vipin told the police that they collected the 10 point money and more than 1 crore rupees was in the van, which was to be dropped off at an HDFC bank branch in Sector 53.

ACP (Sadar) Aman Yadav said: “We are at work and the accused will soon be arrested. » PTI COR RDK

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