Robbers shot at private firm staffer, loot Rs 9.5lakh

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 20:55

Indore: An employee of a private firm was today injured when unidentified bike-borne robbers fired at him before fleeing with Rs 9.5 lakh in cash he was carrying, police said.

The incident took place on Sanver-Indore Road when Mahesh Karmani and Sudhakar Thakkar were going to Mandi on their motorcycle to distribute salary to employees, they said.

"The duo were carrying Rs 9.5 lakh cash which they had withdrawn from SBI branch at Sanver," police said.

According to police, the assailants, who had covered their faces with masks, chased the duo for few kilometres before making them stop and fired a round which hit Thakkar in his shoulder.

Thakkar was rushed to a private hospital, where his condition is stated to be stable, they said, adding efforts are on to trace the robbers.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 20:54

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