A businessman gets out of the car to urinate and is robbed in Delhi’s Sarai Kale Khan
A 39-year-old businessman had his valuables and cash stolen when he got out of his car to urinate in the Sarai Kale Khan area of southeast Delhi, police said on Friday.
The victim, Amit Arora, owns a transportation business and is staying with his family in Rohini, they said.
The incident took place on the middle night of Thursday and Friday, when Arora along with his wife and friends were returning home after attending a party at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad, police said.
In her police report, Arora claimed that around 1.15am, when she arrived at the IP park in the Sarai Kale Khan area, she stopped her car to answer the call of nature. Meanwhile, another car pulled up in front of hers.
Three people got out of the car and threatened Arora. One of them put a pistol to his belly, while another pointed a knife at Arora. The businessman was forced to hand over his gold bracelet, gold chain, two gold rings, a watch and 40,000 rupees in cash, a senior police officer said.
Deputy Police Commissioner (Southeast) RP Meena said the whistleblower had written down the last four digits of the suspects’ car registration as’ 7805 ‘and, based on the statement, a case under sections 392 of the Penal Code of India (punishment for theft) and 34 (acts carried out by several people to promote a common intention) has been registered at the Sunlight Colony police station.
CCTV footage of the area is being scanned while car details are being obtained. Police said witnesses are being examined and the crime scene is being recreated. Criminals with a similar modus operandi are being controlled, the DCP said.
Efforts are being made to track down the accused, police said, adding that further investigations are underway.