On June 26, Delhi Police revealed that a delivery agent and his associate have robbed of ₹2 lakhs at gunpoint on Saturday. The incident took place inside the Pragati Maidan tunnel by four unidentified masked men. According to the sources, the robbery took place when the duo was going in a cab to deliver a bag full of cash to Gurugram.
The robbery was captured on a security camera installed in the tunnel.
As shown in the video, four robbers on two motorcycles took over the cab as it enters the tunnel on the Ring Road. The two robbers headed towards the car; one of them pointed the gun at the two men inside the cab, while the other one snatched the money bag from the backseat. With the help of the other two riders waiting over the bike, they escaped from the spot.
As per the police, an Ola cab has been booked from the Red Fort area by the delivery agent and heading towards the Gurugram to deliver the money bag.
A case has been registered on the charges of robbery and the investigation is going on; no one was arrested so far.
Police said, “It’s being investigated if the men were following the duo for a long time. We are also questioning the staff of the company to ascertain if it was an inside job.”
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has slammed Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena over the prevailing law and order situation in the city.
“LG shud resign. Make way for someone who can provide safety n security to the people of Delhi. If the 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,” Mr Kejriwal tweeted.
Delhi Minister Atishi also tweeted, “LG sir: If you get free time from taking credit for @ArvindKejriwal’s work, then sometimes pay attention to your constitutional responsibility. It is your job to provide security to the people of Delhi. And now incidents of theft, dacoity and murder are happening in Delhi in broad daylight. Either you take the responsibility of security, or else resign.”
Netizens reacted on this shocking day-light robbery in a tunnel guarded by 16 security personnel along with entry and exit check and questioning on the security measures in the city.