Mumbai Crime: Gang of masked men rob gold loan office in Nalasopara
A gang of masked men robbed United States Petro Finance Limited's 'Gold Loan' office and escaped with valuables and cash
An incident of robbery was reported in Nalasopara today at United States Petro Finance Limited's 'Gold Loan' office. According to the sources, a gang of masked robbers entered the office, took the employees hostage at the gunpoint and escaped with valuables and cash.
According to the police sources the incident took place around 10 am in the morning when all the employees were busy with the daily routine work and suddenly a gang of masked robbers barged into the office, held the employees' hostage and threatened them with guns, sword and knives.
They took cash and jewellery and fled from the spot. The Tulinj police rushed to the spot after getting the information about the crime and confirmed the investigation is underway.
Six masked and armed robbers barge into the United States Petro Finance Limited's ITI Gold Loan office at Nalasopara around 10 am on Friday and start waving their guns, swords and knives at the employees present in the office
They approach a woman employee first and threaten her at gunpoint into giving them the keys to the locker room. Another woman employee immediately hands them the keys. There are six staffers at the office, two of whom are women
The robbers then take one of the woman employees into the locker room and get her to open the lockers. They then collect all the jewellery and cash stored inside the lockers and put them in the carry bags they had brought along
On coming out, they tie up all the six employees with tape, herd them into the locker room and lock the door from outside. They then flee the spot in a red Tavera car with jewellery worth Rs 1.75 crore and Rs 73,000 cash. Illustrations/ Uday Mohite
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