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Rs.1 mn robbed in daylight heist


Ghaziabad : In a daring daylight robbery, five armed dacoits looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs.1 million from the house of a leading industrialist here Thursday.

The incident occurred in Raj Nagar locality of Ghaziabad, a suburb of national capital Delhi.

According to the family, the five unidentified men barged into the house around 2.00 p.m. when the maid arrived for work and left the main gate open. The men overpowered the maid and pinned her down by tying her arms.

The robbers then at gunpoint looted the cash and jewellery from the house owner’s wife.

The house owner, Yogendra Garg, runs a chemincal factory – Hyporatives Chemicals Ltd – in Ghaziabad.

City police chief Vijay Bhusan said efforts are being made to nab the criminals.