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Galaxy Robbery Probe Underway


While noting that no security measures were in place at Galaxy Fast Track Forex Pvt. Ltd., from where a bag containing currency notes of nealy Rs. 1.20 crore were stolen on Friday evening, police are also checking if the business was being conducted in conformity with the Reserve Bank of India guidelines.

It may be recalled that on Friday evening a masked man entered Galaxy Fast Track Forex Pvt. Ltd’s shop at Apna Bazar and after whipping out a knife to threaten the two girls, fled with the bag containing currency notes.

Police noted that there was not even a safe installed in the shop to keep the currency even though they were doing business of crores of rupees nor was there a security guard posted at the premises.

Besides, the shop was not dealing only with currency and was also dealing with garments.

Meanwhile, Director General of Police, Aditya Arya as asked the investigating team to also check whether the business was being conducted in conformity with the guidelines issued by the Reserve Bank of India.

Arya who visited the scene on Saturday, directed the police to check the antecedents of the person named by the owner of the shop as a suspect. He also asked the owner to hand over all the details of his transactions to the investigating team.

Police have also sought assistance of the Department of Transport to identify the Kinetic Activa scooter on which the thief fled.


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