New Delhi (Sputnik) — In yet another chilling incident of crime in full public view, a gas pump owner in India’s capital city of Delhi was robbed at gunpoint by a man who ran away with around $2200.
The CCTV footage of the incident that took place at New Delhi’s Malviya Nagar area on Tuesday shows the victim stepping out of a vehicle with a bag. An armed person comes from behind and tries to snatch the victim’s bag. The victim tries to resist but the gunman shoots him in the waist area and flees with the bag. A cab driver who tried to catch hold of the robber also sustained serious injuries on his head.
The victim has been identified as Kamaljeet Sethi, owner of a gasoline pump. He told the police that he was going to a nearby bank to deposit the cash (approximately $2200). Fortunately, both Sethi and autorikshaw driver are out of danger.
Earlier on Monday, a person under trial was shot dead at the Rohini Court premises in Delhi by 19-year-old Abdul Khan when police were taking the defendant toward the court room for a hearing.
The Indian capital witnessed another heinous crime on Monday. An 18 month old baby girl was raped by a man in whose custody the parents had left the toddler. The accused has been arrested and charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code.