A 42-year-old All India Radio attendant was robbed at gunpoint by three armed men in central Delhi’s Rafi Marg, police said on Friday. The incident took place around 5.30 pm on Tuesday.
The accused snatched a bag containing Rs 72,000, ATM card and mobile phone from the AIR employee.
The victim, identified as Mohar Singh resident of Laxmi Bai Nagar, who is an office attendant at Akashvani Bhavan.
“The incident took place when he was waiting for a bus at Rafi Marg, the accused approached him pretending to ask an address”, police said.
While he was explaining the route, one of the men pointed a gun at him and snatched his bag containing Rs 72,000, and his mobile phone. One of them, who was wielding a knife, also took his ATM card and asked him to share the ATM pin,” the complainant told the police.
On the complaint of the victim, a case under relevant sections has been registered and investigation is underway. No accused has been arrested so far, the officer said.
Police are checking relevant CCTV footage to ascertain the details of the accused.