Published On : Tue, Sep 14th, 2021

3 armed goons loot Rs 2.30 lakh cash from petrol pump in Ujwal Nagar Nagpur

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Nagpur: Three unidentified armed goons stormed into a petrol pump and looted Rs 2.30 lakh cash after attacking an employee at dead hours on Tuesday. The looting took place at Ujwal Nagar, Wardha Road under Sonegaon Police Station area. Cops have mounted a search to nab the accused trio.

The complainant, Ashishprasad Kaushalprasad Pandey (35), resident of Kabir Nagar, told police that he works at Ashish Automobile Petrol Pump situated at Ujwal Nagar, Wardha Road. Around 0020 hours of Tuesday, he closed the petrol pump and was counting cash in the cabin. After counting the cash, he kept the money in a drawer and was having dinner. During the same time, three unidentified goons, armed with an axe and knives stormed into the cabin and attacked Pandey. They thrashed him and looted Rs 2.30 cash of the petrol pump. The robbers also snatched two mobile phones worth Rs 2000 from Pandey. Before Pandey could raise an alarm, the looters fled the spot.

Sonegaon API Wakde, based on Pandey’s complaint, booked the accused robbers under Sections 394, 504, 506, 34 of the IPC. Cops have launched a search to nab the robber trio.