A gang of robbers opened fire on Saturday morning and looted Rs 25 lakh from an angadia (courier) office in the Market Yard area of Pune, police said.
The incident took place around 11:30 a.m.
Five people stormed into the courier company’s office and when one of the company’s owners tried to push an intruder out, his accomplice smashed into the glass exterior of the office and fired a bullet into the ground, additional police commissioner Namdev Chavan said.
The unidentified robbers left after looting Rs 25 lakh in cash, he added.
CCTV footage shows five men entering the office and police have launched a manhunt, the official said.
“We’ve formed teams to track them down. We’re also checking CCTV footage along the route they took to escape,” he added.
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