Rs.3 lakh snatched from woman in Ghaziabad

June 8th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS  

Ghaziabad, June 7 (IANS) Two motorcycle-borne men Thursday snatched cash amounting to Rs.3 lakh from a woman who was returning to her residence here after withdrawing it from the bank, police said.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m. near Kaushambi Apartments under Indirapuram police station.

Poonam, wife of Arun Kumar, withdrew the cash from the Kaushambi branch of ICICI Bank and was returning to her home in Sumeru Towers, when the two men intercepted her, snatched her bag with the cash and fled. The entire incident took just a few seconds.

According to the victim, the robbers riding a black Pulsar motorcycle seemed to be in the 20s. She could not see their faces as they were wearing helmets.

“A case has been registered and we are trying to nab the criminals at the earliest,” said Circle Officer (IV) Rakesh Pandey.

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