Failed robbery attempt at Medanta in Gurgaon

  • Gulam Jeelani, Hindustan Times, Gurgaon
  • Updated: May 24, 2016 01:45 IST

Three armed men clad in burqas allegedly broke into Medanta, The Medicity in early hours of Monday in an apparent robbery attempt, police said.

The trio managed to flee without incurring damage after the hospital guards raised an alarm. A case has been filed against the unidentified men at Sadar police station.

Police said that the three accused, concealing themselves in burqas – a head-to-toe veil – reached the cash counter of the hospital in Sector 38 at 3am. They had an argument with the staff at the cash counter following which they brandished pistols. The guards raised an alarm and the trio fled from the spot, police said.

The hospital administration lodged a complaint at Sadar police station based on which an FIR was lodged under different sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Arms Act.

“We have lodged a case under section 451 (house trespass), section 506 (criminal intimidation), section 34 (act by several people with common intention of IPC) and Arms Act,” said assistant sub inspector Prahlad Singh, the investigation officer.

Dr Naresh Trehan, chairman and managing director, Medanta - The Medicity, said that the police was investigating into the episode.

“Nobody knows what actually happened. It is being investigated. There was no loss,” he said.

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