Police has caught unidentified armed robbers for attempting theft and firing at the cops in the office of Muthoot Finance at Dungri Road in Ludhiana.
Inspector Rajan Pal, SHO police station, Model Town said, “Some robbers had barged into the office of Muthoot finance and attempted robbery bid. Meanwhile police received information about it and reached there. Therefore, the accused, which had two guns with them, opened fire at the police team. After cross firing, the police have apprehended three robbers and recovered two armed weapons from their possession.”
Inspector added that during firing by the robbers, a safai karmachari and another employee of the finance company have sustained bullet injuries.
They tried to spread panic by firing around 10 bullets and held the staff as well as the people hostage there.
Once, the people were scared and the miscreants filled up 30 kg of gold bags, but then the robbers ran away on the bout.
They have been admitted to the hospital and are stated to be stable and out of danger. CCTV footage of Muthoot Finance and the surrounding is being investigated.