Published: 31st December 2018
Heroic student foils robbery attempt, snatches weapon from miscreant in Delhi
Karan Chowdhary bravely confronted the armed robber who tried to dispossess him of his motorcycle at gunpoint
A heroic student foiled a robbery attempt after he was attacked and threatened by a miscreant at gunpoint on Sunday near a petrol pump here in Shahdara.
Karan Chowdhary, who has been praised for his brave attempts, told ANI that he left for his institute at around 6 am on Sunday morning and stopped his bike midway to fill petrol. When he moved a few steps ahead from the petrol pump, he was attacked by a miscreant who asked for his motorcycle's keys at gunpoint. The CCTV footage showed that the incident took place around 6.30 am on December 30 and Karan did his best to thwart the loot attempt made by the miscreant.
Elaborating about the incident, Karan stated to ANI, "He asked me to give him my bike keys but I refused to do so. I stepped down from my bike and rushed away from the spot to seek help from other people present at the petrol pump, but they all refused to help me and ran away from there and locked themselves in a room. However, I fought with the miscreant all alone and snatched the pistol from his hand in order to save myself. After I snatched the weapon from him, he immediately ran away from the spot," he added. He further said that there were around three to four people in addition to the robber, and two of them were waiting for him, when he attacked the student, on the other side of the road. As per the incident narrated by Karan, the miscreant attacked him with the intention of looting.