Fake cop stops trader for alcohol test, robs him

A businessman who was kidnapped in Gurgaon approached Malviya Nagar police station after he managed to escape in south Delhi’s Adhchini.

Vaibhav Sehgal was returning home from office when he was stopped by a ‘policeman’ for a breath analyser test, police said on Saturday.

Vaibhav was robbed of Rs 50,000, his Honda City, a laptop, a mobile phone, an ATM card and a wrist watch.

“A man who seems to have been posing as a policeman had signalled Vaibhav to stop his car near Golf Course Road in Gurgaon,” said a police officer.

The ‘policeman’ had told Vaibhav to take a breath analyser test. Suddenly, four others got into the car and kidnapped Vaibhav.

“Vaibhav claims that he was driven around parts of Faridabad and Delhi in his car,” the officer added.

At Adhchini, one of the accused got down to withdraw cash using Vaibhav’s ATM card. It was then that Vaibhav managed to escape and approach Malviya Nagar police station.

Vaibhav claimed that the gang withdrew Rs 50,000 from his bank account in six transactions between 3 am and 4 am at an ATM in south Delhi’s Rao Tula Ram Marg.

“Though the incident took place in Gurgaon, which does not fall under our jurisdiction, we still registered the case on the insistence of the victim,” the officer said.

Police have informed Gurgaon police, who confirmed that no such breath analyser test is conducted by them on Golf Course Road.

“It is suspected that a local gang was involved. We have handed over the probe to Gurgaon police,” the officer added.

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