Three men ransacked a government official's house in posh society in the Paldi area of Ahmedabad, took his maid and maid hostage at gunpoint, and stole Rs 1.6 lakh in cash and valuables on Wednesday afternoon.
According to the police, the incident took place at Nutan Society around 3 pm on Wednesday at the residence of Alpana Dani, Ahmedabad Electrical Inspector with the Gujarat Government's Energy and Petrochemical Department.
In the complaint lodged with the police, Dani said that her husband and daughter had left for work on Wednesday morning. In the afternoon, Dani went to a beauty parlor while her cook Rakhi Shah and house help Heena Vaghela were at her house.
“Around 3 am, when I returned home, I saw the main door locked from inside. When I knocked on the door, I heard cries of save, save (help), and then three masked men came out of the main door and started running towards a parked bike on the roadside,” Dani told police. “One of the three men pressurize me with a gun and they all run away. Heena told me they were working in the kitchen when they entered the kitchen door and caught them at gunpoint. Then they ransacked the house, looted cash and valuables worth Rs 1.6 lakh,” Dani said in his police complaint.
A senior officer at Paldi police station told The Indian Express that an FIR has been registered against unknown persons under sections 392 (dacoity) and 452 (house-trespass) of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Arms Act, but no arrest happened so far.
Source – Indian Express on robbery
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