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Midnight car robbery in Noida ends in chase, cops kill one in shoot out

A businessman was returning to Delhi from Dasna in his car, when three bike-borne miscreants held him at gunpoint near Sector 62, and robbed his car and the cash he was carrying.

noida Updated: Sep 20, 2017 12:38 IST
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According to police, the miscreants robbed a Delhi-based businessman of his Honda City car and Rs 1.5 lakh at gunpoint late on Tuesday night from Sector 62. (Sourced Image)

A robber was killed and a policeman was injured during a late-night shoot out on Tuesday in Bisrakh area in Greater Noida.

According to police, the miscreants robbed a Delhi-based businessman of his Honda City car and Rs 1.5 lakh at gunpoint late on Tuesday night from Noida’s Sector 62. Soon after the incident, the police swung into action, as the businessman informed police about the robbery on UP Police helpline.

After receiving the information, Sector 58 police station in-charge Anil Pratap Singh and his team started chasing the robbers, who were speeding towards Greater Noida. The police also alerted Greater Noida police about the robbery.

Bisrakh Police too swung into action and intercepted the robbers at Cherry County in Tech Zone-4 in Greater Noida.

“After being surrounded by police, robbers opened fire at the police party, in retaliation the police also fired at the robbers. During the crossfire, one of the robbers received injuries to his chest, stomach and leg, while a police constable too received bullet injuries to his left arm. The other two miscreants fled the spot leaving behind the car and cash robbed from the businessman,” said Love Kumar, the senior superintendent of police, Gautam Budh Nagar.

At least 20 rounds were fired from both the sides during the encounter.

The injured persons were rushed to district hospital in Noida, where the robber was declared dead. The police constable, Subodh Kumar, who received injuries to his arm is undergoing treatment at the hospital, police said.

According to police, a Delhi-based businessman, Vinod, was returning to Delhi from Dasna in his car, when three bike-borne miscreants held him at gunpoint near Sector 62, and robbed his car and the cash he was carrying.

The police official said, “The deceased miscreant was identified as Balwinder, a native of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh.”

Police has recovered the car, cash and illegal weapon after the encounter and is on lookout for rest of the two accomplices.

First Published: Sep 20, 2017 11:34 IST