Delhi executive, uncle assaulted and robbed on Ggm expressway
GURUGRAM: A 28-year-old executive and his uncle were allegedly assaulted and robbed of their belongings at gunpoint at Shankar Chowk on Friday night, the police. The incident took place while the executive was returning home from Jaipur to Mukherjee Nagar in Delhi.
According to the police, six men were following them for around 20 minutes before the robbery. When t hey reached Shankar Chowk, the group intercepted their SUV with their Mahindra Xylo, held them at gunpoint, snatched the car keys and brutally assaulted the duo with iron rods and liquor bottles, and broke the side mirror of the car, the police said.
The group then pulled the duo out of the car and snatched their mobile phones, wallet and gold chains along, police said.
They forcefully threw them out of the car but could not make off with the vehicle as there was traffic on the expressway. They fled with the executive’s belongings, said police.
Akshay Singh, a resident of Mukherjee Nagar, who owns a Ford Eco Sports car, said he and his uncle stopped the vehicle after they intercepted them around 9.50pm opposite Cyber Hub. He said six men approached them and pointed a gun at them. One of the accused climbed into the passenger seat while one took over the wheel, and asked them to hand over all the belongings.
Singh said they started thrashing them, causing them severe injuries. Singh said he had to get stitches on the head. “I was scared. They threatened to kill us,” Singh said.
He said he made several calls to police control room but could not get connected. He called his family after that, who lodged a complaint with the police online.
A case was registered at the Udyog Vihar police station under sections 379B (snatching) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code and under the Arms Act against six suspects.
The executive and his uncle drove to Delhi and got admitted to a private hospital, where they are undergoing treatment.
“We are trying to obtain CCTV footage from various sources and the suspects will be arrested soon,” Shamsher Singh, assistant commissioner of police (crime), said.