Daylight robbery: Robbers hold professor’s family hostage, make away with valuables worth lakhs in Gwalior

The incident took place at Panchsheel Nagar under Gola Ka Mandir police station on Tuesday afternoon. The professor was not at home when the robbery took place.

FP News ServiceUpdated: Tuesday, June 07, 2022, 08:18 PM IST
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Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh): In a broad daylight robbery, three masked men held a MITS professor’s family hostage and made away with cash and valuables worth lakhs of rupees at gunpoint. The incident occurred at Panchsheel Nagar under Gola Ka Mandir police station on Tuesday afternoon. The professor was not at home when the robbery took place.

Professor Shishir Tiwari, a resident of Panchsheel Nagar, in his complaint to police said that three bike-borne men held his family hostage and at gunpoint robbed them of cash and valuables worth lakhs. The trio came to the professor's house and knocked at the door. The professors’ wife, Shweta Dixit, allowed them in when they said that her husband had sent them, said police. The CCTV camera installed outside the house has captured five men on two bikes coming to the house. Nonetheless, two men on a bike left, leaving three who committed the robbery.

As soon as they came inside, they pointed a gun at Shweta and held all other family members- including her mother-in-law and daughter hostage. The robbers took away Rs 60,000 cash, diamond and gold jewelleries worth lakhs and also silvergoods. Shweta said that the robbers remained inside the house for around 20 minutes and after collecting the valuables escaped.

Amit Sanghi, SP Gwalior said that FSL team has inspected the site and the robbers will be caught soon arrested.

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