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Four armed men rob over Rs 16 lakh from cash van

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Four armed men allegedly looted Rs 16.58 lakh from a cash van in suburban here this afternoon, police said.

The cash van of a private company engaged in the business of transporting money, was moving towards after collecting cash from and Govandi railway stations on the Harbour line when the incident took place, police said.

"The of the van, and one were present in the vehicle when the incident took place near Dhobi Ghat, on at around 4 pm today, a senior police said.

The accused, who were armed with choppers and firearms, stopped the van by attacking it with a stick, he said.

"Thereafter, they looted Rs 16.58 lakh cash from the vehicle and ran away in a car. The cash being transported in the van had been collected from Mankhurd and Govandi railway stations and the vehicle was heading to GRP headquarters," the said.

have registered a case under IPC sections 392 (robbery), 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) and 34 (common intention) and other relevant sections of the Arms Act, the said.

Further investigation into the matter is underway, he added.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 22:55 IST