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Armed robbers decamp with cash,jewellery in Dwarka

The victim told police that one of the robbers pointed a knife at his head and threatened to kill his wife if he raised an alarm.

Four armed robbers barged into the house of a retired government employee,held the family members hostage at knife point before decamping with cash and jewellery worth Rs 5 lakh.

The incident was reported in Dwarka Sector-8 on Sunday,when J P Nayak (63) and his family were asleep. The victim told police that one of the robbers pointed a knife at his head and threatened to kill his wife if he raised an alarm.

“The miscreants were in the house for almost four hours. They fled with Rs 1 lakh and jewellery worth around Rs 4 lakh,” the police officer said.

Based on the victim’s statement,a case has been registered under Sections 458,394,397 and 34 of the IPC at the Dwarka (South) police station of Southwest Delhi.