Unidentified motorcycle-borne youth decamped with cash of about Rs 3 lakh from an employee of a private cash management service firm in Mohammedwadi area of Kondhwa around 2 pm on Tuesday.
The victim, Rahul Sangram Waghmare, 21, is a resident of Baner. He lodged a complaint in the case at the Kondhwa police station. Assistant Inspector Vishal Valvi is investigating the case.
When contacted, Valvi said that Waghmare works with the Checkmate Cash Management Services.
“Two unidentified persons on a motorcycle threw chilly powder in his eyes and snatched the cash from him, which he had collected from the Dorabji Mall in NIBM area. The robbers then fled from the spot. We are checking the videos grabbed by the CCTV cameras around the crime scene to obtain clues.”
Police suspect that the robbery was pre-planned and the two men had been studying Waghmare’s movements.