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Armed robbers loot cash, jewellery worth lakhs, luxury car from Ggn farmhouse

Armed robbers loot cash, jewellery worth lakhs, luxury car from Ggn farmhouse

Gurugram: Four to five armed robbers struck at an upscale farmhouse here on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday and looted cash, jewellery, expensive watches, a car and mobile phones of the owner and his employees, police said.

The robbers struck at farmhouse number 7/8-CL located at Ansal Aravalli Retreat under Raisina zone around 12.05 a.m, according to the police.

An FIR has been registered at Bhondsi Police Station in this regard.

"The robbers carrying country-made pistols jumped the wall of our premises and took me, my wife and three staff members hostage on gunpoint. They also thrashed us and tied our hand with mufflers. They snatched my wallet containing Rs 45,000, apart from some important documents including driving licence and Aadhaar card," said Jitender Thakran, the victim who took the farmhouse on lease for 9 years in August 2016.

Besides Thakran, the robbers also snatched his wife Meena Thakran's wallet containing Rs 10,000, Rs 13,000 from his business friend Dinesh, four expensive mobile phones, a gold chain, two gold rings and three-month-old Maruti S-Cross car. Ansal Aravalli Retreat is known for its farmhouses, dense forest area and natural habitat of

leopards.

Rajesh Wats, a former RWA president of Ansal Aravalli Retreat, said: "This was the sixth case of robbery in the last four months in the area having over 675 farmhouses and 300 of them are occupied by residents.

"It could be an act of some Mewat-based gang which strike around midnight. One such incident was reported in my farmhouse as well on October 26, 2018," Wats said.

"We have registered an FIR against five persons and an investigation is underway. The faces of accused were covered with monkey caps. We have collected CCTV footage and DVR and analyzing it to get some clues," said Subhash Bokan, PRO of Gurugram police.

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