Rs 37 lakh stolen from Flipkart dispatch centre

Rs 37 lakh stolen from Flipkart dispatch centre

 A group of men, wearing helmets and armed with pistols, allegedly decamped with Rs 37 lakh from a Flipkart dispatch centre in Jhilmil Industrial Area here after injuring a security guard.

The incident happened around 8.30 pm yesterday. Around three-four men barged into the office and held six employees hostage, police said.

Police were informed about the incident around 9 pm. A police team reached the spot where Ramu Kushwaha, a cashier, said the robbers took away Rs 37 lakh at gunpoint.

The cash was kept at the office since Sunday and Monday were holidays. The cash was to be deposited in the bank tomorrow.

According to the staff members, there were six employees in the office.
Naveen, a security guard, tried to raise an alarm. He was hit with the butt of a gun and left bleeding, they added.

Before leaving the office, they also took away hard disk (storage device) of CCTV cameras to avoid identification.

Police said that they would scan footage of CCTV cameras installed in the area to identify the accused.

They are also questioning the employees and have asked the management to share details of former employees who might be aware of the days when the cash is kept at the dispatch centre.

The company representatives remained unavailable for comment.

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