Siliguri: In a a daring act, some people in Siliguri on Thursday evening nabbed a gang of armed robbers while it was fleeing after having looted a branded jewellery store in the heart of the town at Hill Cart Road.
Preliminary information suggest that around 7 pm the gang of three, dressed in sophisticated in blazer and trouser, entered the PC Chandra Jewellers showroom located on the first floor of a four-storied building on Hill Cart Road next to Meghdoot Cinema.
After stepping onto the showroom, the gang shot the security guard in the leg when he tried to put up a resistance. The gang members then looted at gun point all the jewellery that they could lay their hands on in about 10 minutes and hurried down to flee.
But by then, hearing gunshot, people from the vicinity had gathered outside and without caring for their lives, they nabbed the three robbers. One of the robbers took out a sophisticated pistol to shoot the people, but was overpowered. People beat up them severely.