Man claims car-jacking at gunpoint, police doubt him

August 13th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A man claims that he was robbed off his car at gunpoint in central Delhi, the police said Wednesday but added that they would verify the authenticity of the complaint. The incident took place on Minto Road late Tuesday, according to the car’s driver.

“The driver, Mohan Kumar, came to us at around 11 p.m. on Tuesday and claimed that some motorcycle-borne robbers took away his Indigo car on gunpoint at Minto Road,” a police officer said.

“He said that he was going from INA market to Trilok Puri when the robbery took place. But when his background was checked, it was found that he had been defaulting his car loan instalments,” he added.

The police suspect that Kumar might have cooked up the story. “We are verifying all angles in the case,” the official said.

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