Rs 16.75 lakh in cash looted at gunpoint

Sakal Times
Thursday, 23 November 2017

Pune: Ganesh Dhankawde (22) of Dhankawadi, was robbed of Rs 16.75 lakh at gunpoint by four unknown men on Monday in Lonikand. The incident took place around 500 metres from a police station.

Pune: Ganesh Dhankawde (22) of Dhankawadi, was robbed of Rs 16.75 lakh at gunpoint by four unknown men on Monday in Lonikand. The incident took place around 500 metres from a police station.

Dhankawade, who works at a steel supplying firm, was carrying the collection amount of the company in a cash bag when he was robbed at around 7 pm. The complainant, who was riding a motorcycle, was intercepted by four motorcycle-borne men on two motorcycles. They manhandled the complainant and then snatched his cash bag at gunpoint. The episode took less than five minutes. Police said they have started a hunt for the robbers. Police also questioned some employees of the company in order to find out if there was any foulplay behind the incident.

 

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