New Delhi, Nov 29: In a daring daylight heist, two unidentified armed assailants looted a cash van of around Rs 1.5 crore after allegedly killing an ATM security guard in Kamla Nagar area of North Delhi this morning.
According to the police, the incident took place near North Campus of Delhi University around 11 am when custodians of the cash van, belonging to a private cash replenishment company, were in the process of refilling money into an ATM of a leading private bank at Bungalow Road.
Police said the accused also threatened to kill custodians of the cash van and escaped with a bag containing Rs 1.5 crore kept in the vehicle. The security guard was rushed to a nearby hosptial where he was declared dead.
Cash van looted outside Citi Bank's ATM in Kamla Nagar(Delhi), the area has been cordoned off pic.twitter.com/xxTYMNngrr— ANI (@ANI_news) November 29, 2014
"We are scanning the footage of CCTV installed at nearby areas to ascertain the sequence of event. We are yet to ascertain the looted amount and further probe is on," he added.