Three men approached a 30-year-old astrologer in the city’s Koregaon Park area on the pretext of seeking consultation and robbed him $95,001.
The incident occurred on October 3 between 8:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., at Koregaon Park, lane number 6.
According to the police, the astrologer has created his business pages on social media and through which he posts videos and people approach him for consultation.
The accused contacted the astrologer to consult him, asked him to have tea with them and took him in his vehicle towards Chakan.
On the way they threatened the astrologer and asked him to hand over all his belongings to them. They later threatened him and forced him to move. $95,001 through your mobile wallet.
Dattaryaya Lingade, assistant police inspector, said, “Identification of the accused is underway and he will be nabbed soon.”
A case related to the incident was registered at Koregaon Park police station under sections 392, 394,504,506 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on October 5.