Rs 36.50 lakh robbed from petrol pump staff

New Delhi: A cash Rs 36.50 lakh was robbed from Four employees of a petrol pump, that they were carrying to deposit in a bank, at Nathupura flyover in east Delhi’s Nand Nagri area.

A senior police officer said “The four employees Arvind, Vinod, Narendra and Manoj were carrying the cash in a car which was followed by four robbers on two motorcycles. As soon as the car reached the Nathupura flyover they were intercepted and forced to stop. The robbers then got down from their bikes and surrounded the car and broke open its windowpane with the butt of guns and snatched away the bag containing Rs 36.50 lakh.”

The employees and owner of the petrol pump have also been questioned in connection with the rob. A case has been registered in this connection and investigation has been taken up. Police is screening CCTV footage on the route followed by the employees to identify the robbers.