Two traders, barely 40 mts apart, robbed at gunpoint at wholesale market in Ghaziabad





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Ghaziabad: A group of four armed men performed two robberies back-to-back at the busy Kirana Mandi wholesale market early Saturday. The police said that they have registered FIRs for robbery and are trying to trace the gang.

According to the two victims, the first instance took place when trader Ankit Garg was supervising the loading and unloading activities at his godown. The market is one of the busiest markets in the city, located in the heart of old Ghaziabad.

“It was about 6.15am when a car stopped nearby and two men approached me, while two others remained in their car, which was a Swift. They were wearing face masks, which we use to curb the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Soon, they pulled out pistols and pointed them towards me. Then, they started pulling out the gold rings and bracelet which I was wearing.

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