Gurgaon: Woman forced to transfer money from digital wallet at knife point
At least seven unidentified men reportedly stole Rs 2.13 lakh from a woman with a knife point on Wednesday evening in Sector 44. Police said the defendants had yet to be arrested.
According to the complainant, a Delhi resident who works with a flower retailer in Gurgaon, the incident occurred around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday as she was walking on a service road adjacent to Apparel House in Sector 44, said. indicated the police.
In the FIR, she said that after quitting her job, she was heading towards downtown Huda when a group of seven men attacked her. âThree of them stopped from a distance while four of them grabbed me. One man asked me to put some money back in my purse while another ripped off my purse. They took 500 rupees in cash from the purse. They also took my laptop, but I asked them to return it. The accused then ripped off my phone and, under the threat of a knife, forced me to transfer money from digital wallets, âshe alleged in the complaint.
Police said they had transferred Rs.213,500 to the accused’s bank accounts.
A police officer, requesting anonymity, said: âAccording to the complainant, the accused returned her laptop and phone and escaped after the money was transferred. She claimed she was scared after the incident and filed a complaint the next day. We are investigating. There is no CCTV near the area where the incident took place. We check the content of the complaint and check the bank statements. “
An FIR was registered under section 395 of the IPC (punishment for dacoity) at the Sushant Lok police station on Friday evening, police said.