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Armed men rob Gurugram farm house

GURUGRAM: Four to five armed robbers struck at an upscale farm area right here at the intervening evening of Saturday and Sunday and looted cash, jewelry, dear watches, a automobile and cellphones of proprietor and his employees, police mentioned.

The robbers struck at farm area quantity 7/8-CL situated at Ansal Aravalli Retreat below Raisina zone around 12.05 a.m, according to the police.

An FIR has been registered at Bhondsi Police Station on 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 gun point. 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," mentioned Jitender Thakran, the sufferer who took the farm area on hire for 9 years in August 2016.

Besides Thakran, the robbers also snatched his spouse Meena Thakran's pockets containing Rs 10,000, Rs 13,000 from his trade friend Dinesh, four dear cellphones, a gold chain, two gold rings and three-month-old Maruti S-Cross automobile.

Ansal Aravalli Retreat is known for its farm properties, dense woodland area and natural habitat of leopards.

Rajesh Wats, a former RWA president of Ansal Aravalli Retreat, mentioned: "This was 6th case of robbery in the final four months in the area having over 675 farm properties and 300 of them are occupied by means of residents.

"It could be an act of a few Mewat-based gang which strike around mid-might. One such incident was reported in my farm area as well on October 26, 2018," Wats mentioned.

"We have registered an FIR in opposition to five individuals and an investigation is underway. The faces of accused were lined with monkey caps. We have accumulated CCTV footage and DVR and analyzing it to get some clues," mentioned Subhash Bokan, PRO of Gurugram police.

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