Four robberies reported from Greater Noida under 24 hrs
Greater Noida: As many as four separate cases of robbery and theft were reported from Greater Noida on Friday, with robbers fleeing away with over half a dozen of laptops, cash and mobile phones.
In the first incident, a retired army officer was reportedly abducted and robbed of Rs 50,000 when he was waiting at a bus stop in Greater Noida's Surajpur area.
Ishwar Singh, the retired army officer, was waiting outside Surajpur court on Friday afternoon, when around four armed criminals travelling in a car forcefully pulled him inside and robbed him at gunpoint of Rs 50,000.
The robbers then kicked him out of the car near an isolated forest in Kasna area of Greater Noida.
The victim then reached Surajpur police station and narrated his ordeal to police.
Police believe that the incident could be a case of personal enmity.
"Prima facie investigation showed that the victim had an old personal enmity with some persons of his village.
"We have registered a case based on the complaint received and investigations are underway" said a senior police official of Surajpur police station.
In the second incident, unidentified robbers snatched mobile phones from two engineering students at gunpoint on late Thursday night.
The two students told
police that they were returning home from a nearby grocery shop in Beta-1 sector of Greater Noida, when the incident took place.
Two more incidents of theft were reported from Beta-1 sector as well.
According to the complaint registered at Beta-1 sector police station, six students living in a rented accommodation in K-block were in their college on Friday, when the incident occurred at their residence.
When they returned home in the evening from college, they found the lock of the main door broken and their rooms scattered.
It was found that around five laptops and a large amount of was cash had been stolen from the rooms.
The other incident occurred in the nearby C-block on Friday, where three students also living in a rented accommodation returned home from college and found three laptops, some cash and clothes missing from their rooms.
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