Two men were robbed of Rs 2 lakh inside Pragati Maidan tunnel in New Delhi on Saturday. The incident was captured on CCTV.
A delivery agent and his associate were allegedly robbed of Rs 2 lakh at gunpoint by four unidentified men inside the Pragati Maidan tunnel in New Delhi on Saturday.
The incident took place when the victims were going towards Gurugram in a cab to deliver the money, the police told news agency PTI.
The 1.5 km tunnel connects New Delhi with Sarai Kale Khan and Noida.
The incident was captured on CCTV.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reacted to the viral video and said the Lt Governor VK Saxena should resign.
He said, “LG should resign. Make way for someone who can provide safety and security to the people of Delhi. If Central govt is unable to make Delhi safe, hand it over to us. We will show u how to make a city safe for its citizens.”
Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Pranav Tayal said, “On Saturday, the victim working as a delivery agent at Omiya enterprises, Chandni Chowk filed a complaint at the Tilak Marg police station. He alleged that he along with his associate was going to Gurgaon to deliver a bag of cash.
“They hired an Ola cab from Lal Qila and when they entered the tunnel on the Ring Road, four people on two motorcycles waylaid their vehicle and took away their bag containing around Rs 2 lakh at gunpoint,” he said.
A case has been registered against the accused under IPC sections 397 (robbery, or dacoity with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt) and 34 (common intention).
Police said they are also questioning the complainants, their employer and other staffers to ascertain if it was an inside job.