Ahmedabad: Hospital employee absconded with money from Angadiya company, robbed Rs 12 lakh after colliding with a vehicle
Lakhs of rupees have been looted before the Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad city. A hospital employee took money from an Angadiya firm in the city. But on the way, he got into a dispute with Activa and escaped after robbing a bag full of 12 lakh rupees. Police reached the spot after receiving information about a robbery worth Rs 12 lakh from a hospital employee in Ellisbridge. The youth was driving Activa when two youths riding a bike robbed him and fled. After looting another 50 lakh rupees in Odhav, another robbery has raised questions on security. Even amid the security of the procession, questions have been raised on the action of the police amid the ruckus of the robbers.
An employee of a private hospital in Ellis Bridge area of Ahmedabad was returning with Rs 12.94 lakh in cash from an Angadiya firm in Navrangpura when an unidentified driver hit him and an altercation ensued. Meanwhile, two men on another bike snatched a bag full of money from a hospital employee’s hand and fled. He informed the matter to the hospital and the police. Ellisbridge police immediately reached the spot and began an investigation into the robbery. The bike of the robber, who fled after the robbery, has been captured in the CCTV.
The victim, Dharmendrabhai, works as a delivery boy in Icon Infrastructure Company located at RG Road, CG Road, Gandhinagar. that. The bike-riding robbers did a recce on the pretext of an accident, when Angadiya took money from the firm. The local police and crime branch have formed separate teams to investigate the robbery in Ellisbridge area.
So far, the police have not found any connection with the loot of Rs 50 lakh in Odhav. The loot of Rs 12 lakh in Ellisbridge has created a situation where the robbers are challenging the police. Now in view of the increasing incidents of robbery, questions are being raised regarding the security in Ahmedabad.