Doctor held at gunpoint, robbed in North Delhi by men who posed as patients

The gang of five including a juvenile boy were planning to target the doctor for days as they though he was rich and he would pay the demanded money

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New Delhi, December 4

A Delhi-based doctor was allegedly held captive at gunpoint a group of men who entered his clinic posing as patients. The men demanded Rs 5 lakh as protection money from him and threatened to kill him.

The gang members were identified and Haider Ali (18), Faisal (18), Saqib (19) and Mohd Zaim (23) and a juvenile boy. Mohd Zaim, a scrap dealer was the main conspirator who hatched the plan to rob the doctor as he suspected the doctor was rich.

The doctor was identified as Nadeem Ahmed, was at his North Delhi clinic. One among them pretended to be sick and entered alongwith four others. As there were no other staffers in the evening, the men were not stopped and entered Ahmed’s room. They first assaulted him and threatened him with a country-made pistol. They then demanded Rs 5 lakh from him as “protection money. 

The police have collectd CCTV footage from the clinic and neighbourhood. The police first arrested Haider Ali and on his instance other gang members were held. 

The accused had kept a watch on the doctor for days and decided to target after 8pm when patients are few. 

The accused are historysheeters who have been held earlier for robbery and arms case. 

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