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Chilli Powder Thrown at Currency Exchange Agent, As Robbers Escape with Rs 8 Lakh in Gurugram

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An FIR has been registered at Sadar police station. (File Photo: @gurgaonpolice)

A currency exchange agent was robbed of Rs 8 lakh after four suspects threw chilli powder in his eyes, the Gurugram Police said on Thursday.

The accused had called the agent on the pretext of exchanging US dollars in rupees and fled away after robbing him of the money and leaving him on the roadside.

An FIR has been registered at Sadar police station.

According to the complaint filed by Mohammad Ashif Khan, a native of Uttar Pradesh and presently living as a tenant in Sushant Lok area, on Tuesday, Arjun, manager of a guest house in Sector 39, told him that a customer had to exchange USD 2,500 and he gave him his number.

“On Tuesday evening, I got a call and the caller told me that his name is Ram and he has to exchange USD 2,500. Then it was decided to meet near the liquor shop in Sector 39. The caller sent me a location on WhatsApp at 5.29 pm and after sometime, I reached the location on my bike. A man met me who introduced himself as Ram and his car was parked nearby.

“When both reached near the car, they found that three youths were already sitting inside it. I sat on the seat next to the driver and Ram sat on the back seat. Soon after, the other accused choked my mouth with his hand and the other put red chilli powder in my eyes. Then the accused started driving the car and after robbing me of Rs 8 lakh, containing in a bag, they finally dropped me on the roadside in Sector-29 and fled away,” Ashif said

An FIR has been registered at Sadar police station. A currency exchange agent was robbed of Rs 8 lakh after four suspects threw chilli powder in his eyes, the Gurugram Police said on Thursday. Soon after, the other accused choked my mouth with his hand and the other put red chilli powder in my eyes.

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