Man robbed of over Rs. 21 lakh

Six persons who came on three motorcycles allegedly robbed the manager of a private firm of Rs.21.7 lakh in Guindy on Tuesday night.

According to police sources, Shahul Hamid (42) is working as manager of a copper firm. At 10.30 p.m. on Tuesday, he was returning after making the day's collection in a load-auto. On Race Course Road, the suspects intercepted the vehicle and started a quarrel with Hamid.

While Hamid was trying to explain, one of the suspects threw chilly powder on his face. Even as the victim raised an alarm, they snatched his bag containing the money.

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