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Caught On Camera: Miscreants Rob Car At Gunpoint In Delhi's Tunnel, Kejriwal Demands L-G's Resignation

According to police, a delivery agent and his associate were allegedly robbed of Rs 2 lakh by the four unidentified men inside the Pragati Maidan tunnel Saturday when the two were going to Gurgaon in a cab to deliver the money. 

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After videos emerged that purpotedly showed armed men intercepting a car inside a busy tunnel in the heart of Delhi and robbing its occupants at gunpoint, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal demanded Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena's resignation. 

According to police, a delivery agent and his associate were allegedly robbed of Rs 2 lakh by the four unidentified men inside the Pragati Maidan tunnel Saturday when the two were going to Gurgaon in a cab to deliver the money. 

Sharing a video of the purported incident, the chief minister reiterated his demand that Delhi's law and order should be handed over the local government.

"LG shud resign. Make way for someone who can provide safety n security to the people of Delhi. (sic)," he said in a tweet, tagging a news report. "If Central govt is unable to make Delhi safe, hand it over to us. We will show u how to make a city safe for its citizens (sic)." 

The 1.5-km tunnel connects New Delhi with Sarai Kale Khan and Noida.

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal termed the incident a 'public safety emergency'. "Complete lawlessness in the Capital! Delhi’s law and order system is falling brick by brick. This is an alarming situation, A PUBLIC SAFETY EMERGENCY! ACT NOW or wait for your turn," she tweeted.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Pranav Tayal said, "On Saturday, the victim working as a delivery agent at Omiya enterprises, Chandni Chowk filed a complaint at the Tilak Marg police station. He alleged that he along with his associate was going to Gurgaon to deliver a bag of cash.

“They hired an Ola cab from Lal Qila and when they entered the tunnel on the Ring Road, four people on two motorcycles waylaid their vehicle and took away their bag containing around Rs 2 lakh at gunpoint,” he said, according to a report by India Today. 

A case has been registered against the accused under IPC sections 397 (robbery, or dacoity with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt) and 34 (common intention).

Police said they are also questioning the complainants, their employer and other staffers to ascertain if it was an inside job.

Last week, Kejriwal and Saxena had exchanged a series of accusatory letters over law and order.

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