Four cash agents were stolen Rs 39 lakhs by assailants armed with motorcyclists who first intercepted their car and then shot them twice in the Ranjeet Nagar area in central Delhi on Wednesday morning. The bullets hit the car but the four occupants escaped unharmed.
Police say the incident happened around 10:30 a.m. The four occupants of the car were identified as Anil Kumar (27), Mohammad Arshad (44), Praveen Kumar (45) and Bhupendra Sharma (29).
They work for a private company called Giri Associates in the Satyam Complex area of Ranjeet Nagar. While Praveen was behind the wheels, Bhupendra was seated as a co-driver. They had gone to deposit the money in the bank. When the car arrived near Shadipur, three people on two motorcycles pulled over the car and stopped it.
The accused shot the car, one bullet hit the front windshield and the other the rear. “The assailants pointed a gun at them and asked them to get out of the car. The bag which contained around Rs 39 lakhs was kept in the back seat. The assailants took the bag and fled,” said one responsible for the police.
One of the staff returned to the office to brief them on the incident, while the police were also briefed. At first glance, it appears that the defendants were following the car and were familiar with the topography of the area. The defendants knew that the place where they committed the theft did not have CCTV cameras. Police officers also check to see if the company has recently laid off employees or has had issues with an employee.
“A case under Article 392 (One who commits robbery) and Arms Law 27/54/59 has been registered at Ranjit Nagar Police Station. Several teams have been formed to resolve the issue. case “, Amit Sharma, Additional DCP, Central Delhi.
NO CCTV PRESENCE
- The accused shot at the car, one bullet hit the front windshield and the other the rear.
- One of the staff returned to the office to brief them on the incident, while the police were also briefed. According to the police, the defendants knew the topography of the locality. They knew there was no CCTV presence in this patch