Raising more alarm bells over the security conditions in Noida, Ajay Mittal, a trader, was allegedly robbed of Rs 5 lakh at gunpoint in Greater Noida on Sunday night. (JPN/Agencies)
Armed men snatched his bag carrying cash and he was shot at when he resisted. He suffered a bullet injury in his hand and was rushed to a hospital. His condition is stable, police said.
In a separate incident on Sunday night, Raj Singh, a cashier, was allegedly assaulted and, robbed of cash and his mobile phone in Dankaur area of Greater Noida.
Singh's bike was found abandoned in Achha village area and the culprits are still undetectable, police said.
Meanwhile, an engineer was allegedly robbed of his mobile phone in sector 20 police area here.
In another incident, a software engineer alleged that some armed men robbed him of his gold chain in the same area.
Also, two motorcycle-borne men, have allegedly robbed two supervisors of a company of Rs 1.5 lakh from, near Surajpur area.
In another incident, three men, allegedly tried to break open an ATM at sector 11 and attempted to rob the cash.
After failing to do so, they manhandled its guard Mithlesh and robbed Rs 3000 in cash from him, police said.
At Aichhar village, two shops were burgled and goods worth Rs 4 lakh were robbed, police said.
"FIRs have been lodged at respective police stations. Manhunt has been launched to arrest the robbers," a senior police officer said.
Noida authorities have come under fire a lot of times in the past for failing to provide safe and secure security conditions to the residents in the city. The city has been notorious for its pitiable security conditions and no concrete step has been taken yet to tackle this menace.
Raising more alarm bells over the security conditions in Noida, Ajay Mittal, a trader, was allegedly robbed of Rs 5 lakh at gunpoint in Greater Noida on Sunday night.