Wednesday, June 19, 2024

70-Year-Old Man Robbed Of ₹ 1 Lakh At Gunpoint

A video of a horrific incident that took place in the National capital on Monday has gone viral on social media. Delhi on Monday night 1 lakh from the hands of a 70-year-old shop owner in Harsh Vihar area. The police said that the money was stolen. The incident happened in front of the store.

The brazen crime took place at around 9pm on June 19 on a busy road, with several people standing near the victim and the robbers.

In the 19-second footage, Singh is seen sitting as a pillion rider on the motorcycle under a tin shed, close to a busy road, while at least four men present around and a pedestrian passing by. Suddenly, two masked men, both wearing caps, rush towards the elderly man. One of them points a gun towards the elderly man while his accomplice tries to snatch the cash bag.

While the elderly man resists the snatching attempt, he is pulled down and dragged on the road for a few feet as he tries to hold onto the bag. The robber snatches the bag with a jerk and flees with his accomplice holding the gun, leaving the elderly man in the middle of the road.

Some people rush to help him while a few others watch it from a distance, the footage shows. The police have registered a case and are working to trace the robbers based on the CCTV footage.

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