In a case of assault and robbery, a 26-year-old techie working at a multinational company in Noida, was allegedly assaulted and robbed of Rs 20,000-Rs 30,000 at gunpoint near Ridge Road in Delhi on Friday night.
The victim was travelling back from his office in Noida to his residence in central Delhi’s New Rajendra Nagar around 10 pm when the incident took place. According to the victim, a group of three men on a scooter whisked passed his car, while hitting it hard with a stone.
The impact brought the car to an abrupt halt, which is when the three accused, allegedly charged at him, landing him with heavy blows and forced him out of the driver’s seat at gunpoint.
Narrating the victim’s horrific experience, his sister, who did not wish to be named, told The Sunday Guardian, “The assaulters took my brother out of the car and started beating him mercilessly.
One of them kept a gun pointed at him so that he did not call the police. They started demanding Rs 50,000 from him, but since he did not have any money, they drove the car away.” “While one of the persons was driving the car, the other kept beating my brother for not being able to give him the money they demanded. They drove the car from Ridge Road towards Mayapuri where my brother was forced to withdraw money from an ATM at gunpoint,” the victim’s sister added.The victim was left by the assailants near the Naraina flyover in west Delhi to fend for himself. The victim was bleeding profusely.
An FIR in this regard has been registered by the victim and his family at the Delhi Cantonment police station.
Milind Dambre, DCP of South West Delhi, told this newspaper, “We have already registered an FIR in this regard and investigations are on. We have been trying to nab the culprits, through analysing the CCTV footages of the ATM where he was taken. We also took the victim to the crime scene to reconstruct the entire incident.” The police has not made any arrests in thes case yet.