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Daylight Robbery In East Delhi

New Delhi, Apr 17: Three robbers armed with knives entered a house in Vishwas Nagar, Shahdara, on Sunday morning at around 8 am and after thrashing an old couple and their daughter-in-law they decamped with

PTI [ Updated: April 17, 2011 16:48 IST ]
daylight robbery in east delhi
daylight robbery in east delhi

New Delhi, Apr 17: Three robbers armed with knives entered a house in Vishwas Nagar, Shahdara, on Sunday morning at around 8 am and after thrashing an old couple and their daughter-in-law they decamped with Rs 10 lakhs worth jewellery and cash, the vicitims said, reports India TV reporter Inderjeet.


Babu Lal Sharma was busy reading the morning newspaper, when the robbers barged in, brandished knives and asked the family to hand over valuables. They beat up Babu Lal Sharma, his wife Angoori Devi and daughter-in-law Rani Devi.

They ransacked the house and went away taking jewellery and cash including  US $6,000.

The face of one of the robbers  has been recorded on a CCTV camera in a nearby house. Police is investigating.

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