Mumbai, December 11: Four unknown persons barged into a posh building in the Kalbadevi area of south Mumbai and robbed a businessman of Rs 55 lakh after holding him ‘hostage’ before decamping with the money, police said here on Monday. The daring robbery occurred on Sunday when the businessman was reportedly alone at his home in Aditya Heights building, and the four unidentified men entered his home. Mumbai Shocker: Man Beats Wife to Death in Malad After Being Refused Money for Alcohol, Arrested

They overpowered him, assaulted him, and pushed him into confinement in one of the rooms. Then they broke open a safe and robbed around Rs 55 lakh kept in it before decamping from the spot. The victim later lodged a complaint with LT Marg Police which has launched a probe into the matter that has sparked concerns in several of the quiet localities of south Mumbai. Maharashtra Shocker: Two Minors Sodomise Minor Boy in Navi Mumbai, Threaten To Kill Him for Disclosing Incident; Case Registered

The police are scanning the CCTV footage of the vicinity and launched a manhunt for the unknown robbers, and further details are awaited.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Dec 11, 2023 05:54 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website