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Armed duo rob cash van in Rohini; shoot at custodian

  • Armed duo rob cash van in Rohini; shoot at custodian
    Summary: Eyewitnesses told the police that the assailants arrived at the spot just when the two custodians stepped out of the cash van. According to the police, the armed robbery took place around 2.15 p.m. when the cash van arrived at a Union Bank ATM in Rohini’s Sector 24. We have approached the bank to ascertain how much cash was in the van and how much the assailants took away,” the officer said. The men, who are employees of a company, were on their way to deposit the cash in a bank. In the van were the driver, a guard, and two custodians.

    Two men on a bike decamped with cash worth ?19 lakh after allegedly throwing chilli powder into the eyes of two custodians of a cash management company, and shooting at one of them, outside an ATM in Rohini here on Friday afternoon. According to the police, the armed robbery took place around 2.15 p.m. when the cash van arrived at a Union Bank ATM in Rohini’s Sector 24. In the van were the driver, a guard, and two custodians. Eyewitnesses told the police that the assailants arrived at the spot just when the two custodians stepped out of the cash van. “The assailants first threw chilli powder at their faces.

    Then one of them pulled out a pistol and aimed it at the custodians, while the other began taking out the cash bags. When one custodian, Naveen, took out his gun, the accused shot at his face. As he collapsed, the duo fled with the cash,” said a senior police officer. The guard also fired two shots at the assailants, but missed the target. Injured in hospital Naveen was taken to hospital and is responding to treatment.

    Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/armed-duo-rob-cash-van-in-rohini-shoot-at-custodian/article18511840.ece


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