Amritsar, July 1
Three armed people with covered faces robbed a branch of a financial company in Jandiala late Wednesday evening. They decamped with over Rs 5.57 lakh and also took with them the digital video recorder of the CCTV cameras.
Although the police have registered a case, there has been no breakthrough in the case so far. Abhi Gandotra (23), a resident of Narot Mehra in Pathankot and deputy branch manager of Fusion Micro Finance Limited, told police that he and another employee Shanvir Singh of Ghagga Malout in Mukatsar Sahib were present at the branch. and counted money while other employees slept. According to him, around 11:15 p.m., two armed people entered the branch by jumping over the wall. One of their accomplices remained at the entrance gate of the branch.
He said the duo covered their faces and were armed with guns. They pointed guns at them and demanded that they hand over the money and threatened to shoot them if they resisted. He said they took away Rs 5.57 lakh, three mobiles and the DVR of the branch CCTV cameras.
ASI Investigator Amardeep Singh said the police team was present at Ghah Mandi Chowk in Jandiala Guru when they got information regarding the kidnapping from the financial company. He said the police team immediately went to the scene and launched the investigation. He mentioned a case under Section 379-B of the IPC and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Weapons Act against three unidentified persons. He said CCTV cameras in the area were being scanned for clues to the suspects. He said so far there were no clues in the case.