Three masked men walked into a businessman’s premises in Prayagraj and looted him of Rs 6 lakh at gunpoint on Wednesday evening.
In UP's Prayagraj, armed assailants robbed a shop last evening at gun point. Decamped with Rs 6 lakh in cash.
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A 25-second CCTV clip of the crime shows the terrified businessman standing with his hands above his head while one of the robbers points a gun at him. The other culprits are fill their bags with cash in the Colonelganj area of the city.
Two of the businessmen’s employees are also present in the office but are frozen with fear while the robbers search the drawers for more cash.
"On information about the incident that occurred within Colonelganj Police Station limits, a police team led by senior officers reached the spot and began investigation. An FIR was registered at Colonelganj police station. Police teams have been formed for speedy investigation of the case," Prayagraj Police said in a statement.
Police are examining the CCTV footage to get more clues about the robbers.