New Delhi: A Delhi Metro employee was stabbed and robbed of Rs. 12 lakh by unidentified men at the Rajindra Place Metro station today.
Police said the suspects attacked the official with a knife at the control room of the station, where the ticket counter is located and looted the cash.
At around 05:15 AM today, two unidentified persons entered into the paid area of Rajendra Place Metro station on Line-3/4 (Dwarka Sec-21 to Noida City Centre/Vaishali) through AFC Gates by using Gate No. 2. Thereafter, they entered forcibly into the Station Control Room located at Platform No. 2 on the pretext of a complaint and grabbed the on duty Station Controller Sh. Kunal Kishore, stabbed him and took away station earning of approx. Rs. 12 Lakhs. At around 05:34 AM, both persons exited the station through Gate No.1.
A case of robbery has been registered at Rajori Garden Metro Police station.
Later, Sh. Kunal Kishore was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for medical assistance. A senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official said that the employee is “out of danger” now.