Ex servicemen looted of Rs 20 lakh

New Delhi, Sep 20 (PTI) Unidentified persons stole a bagcontaining Rs 20 lakh from the car of a retired armyman innorth Delhi’s Timarpur area, police said today. Ravinder was on way to his to Panipat in Haryana withhis friend Ashok in his car when they were stopped by twobike-borne men around 4.56 pm near Majnu Ka Tila, who told himthat the car had hit a man, a police official said. Ravinder told police that their car had "touched" aman but when the bike-borne men told him that the man wasinjured, he locked his car and went to help him. When they returned, they found a window of their carsmashed and the bag with Rs 20 lakh cash missing, he said. Ravinder said he had given Rs 20 lakh that he had gotafter retirement to his maternal uncle in Gurgaon who is aproperty dealer. The uncle had been asking him to come andcollect the money from the last few days, the official said. Today, he collected the money from his uncle in Gurgaonand came to Delhi to meet a friend at India before leaving forPanipat, he added. Police is suspecting that the two bike-borne men mighthave been following Ravinder from Gurgaon. We are also probing whether someone known to the armymanisinvolved in the theft, the official added. PTI SLB VIT ASV SMJASV

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