Gurgaon: Woman forced to transfer money from digital wallet at knife point

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At least seven unidentified men allegedly 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. “Three of them stopped from a distance while four of them grabbed me. One man asked me to hand over some cash from my purse while another tore my purse from me. 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, at the threat of a knife, forced me to transfer money from digital wallets, ”she alleged in the complaint.

Police said they transferred Rs.213,500 to the accused’s bank accounts.

A police officer, requesting anonymity, said: “According 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 verify the content of the complaint and verify the bank statements.

An FIR was registered under section 395 of the IPC (punishment for dacoity) at Sushant Lok police station on Friday evening, police said.

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