Investigation of the case is ongoing, CCTV footage is being studied to identify the Toyota Fortuner robbers.
A Toyota According to Hindustan Times, the owner of a Fortuner was stolen from his SUV allegedly by three armed criminals in Delhi’s Cantonment area on Saturday morning. A purported video of the incident has been shared online, where the 35-year-old Fortuner driver can be seen parking his white SUV on a corner. Three people can be seen arriving on a motorcycle.
One of the attackers examines the SUV and as soon as the driver gets out of it Fortune teller, the man takes a gun out of his pocket and threatens the driver. He is soon joined by another accused with a weapon. The first robber can be seen trying to snatch the keys from the driver’s hands.
The owner of the Fortuner tries to get rid of the robbers, but they follow him with weapons in their hands. People nearby can be seen leaving to avoid danger. A taxi parked near the Fortuner also leaves immediately.
The two robbers finally got hold of the car keys. They get into the SUV when the third accused joins them and they flee the scene along with the vehicle. The owner of the car, identified as Rahul and a resident of Meerut district in UP, called the Delhi Cantt police station at 5.19 am about a car theft from National Highway 8 near Jharera village.
The applicant was examined, he said that three unknown men came on a motorcycle and stole his white Toyota Fortuner at gunpoint. Based on the complaint, the police registered a case under Section 397 (robbery or rioting with intent to cause death or grievous bodily harm) and 34 of the Indian Penal Code. The investigation of the case continues. “The CCTV footage is being studied and the identity of the accused is being ascertained. Teams are working round the clock to nab the accused,” said a police officer involved in the investigation.
Date of first publication: 31 Oct 2022 10:02 IST