Gang kills two in car, flees with `25 lakh
New Delhi: There was mayhem on the roads of outer Delhi’s Narela on Monday morning when four men opened indiscriminate fire on a car in full public view, killing a trader and his accountant and wounding the driver who somehow managed to escape. The assailants decamped with about Rs 25 lakh the trio was carrying.
Witnesses told the police that four men on two motorcycles forced stop a Maruti Eeco van on Bawana Road around 10.40 am. Pankaj, his accountant Harish Bhatia and driver Amit Goel were heading to a bank to deposit the cash.
“Primary questioning has revealed that the four men pulled out pistols and rained dozens of bullets on the car before locals could alert the police or even raise an alarm. The occupants, who tried to step out of the car and run away, were shot,” said a senior police officer.
A police call was made and all the three were rushed to a hospital where Pankaj and Harish were declared dead on arrival. The driver is under treatment, and is said to be out of danger. The bodies sent for post-mortem examination. Senior police officers and forensic experts reached the spot to collect samples.
The police are also questioning kin of the deceased to know if the trio had enmity with anyone.
The driver of the car is said to be out of danger