Five armed robbers broke right into a businessman’s home in northwest Delhi and allegedly decamped with Rs 1.3 crore and over two kilogrammes of gold, police mentioned on Monday.
The sufferer, who lives in Ashok Vihar, has a paper buying and selling enterprise and his father was a contractor, they mentioned.
The masked robbers broke into the home early on Saturday after slicing window grilles, the police mentioned.
They awoke members of the family, together with youngsters, and held them hostage in a room at gunpoint, a senior police officer mentioned.
Armed with weapons and knives, the robbers compelled a few of them to indicate the place the gold and the money had been stored in the home, he mentioned While two-three accused guarded the hostages, the others robbed the home, the officer mentioned.
Before the robbers left, they threatened members of the family with dire penalties in the event that they reported the matter to the police, he mentioned.
The members of the family managed to free themselves and lodged a grievance, the officer mentioned.
Footage from CCTV cameras put in on the premises confirmed the suspects leaving the home round 2.45 am, the police mentioned, including that the robbers had carried out recces of the world days earlier than the incident.
The robbers additionally tampered with the CCTV cameras in and round the home, main the police to suspect the involvement of an insider, the officer added.
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