WB: Retired physician robbed of over Rs 1.35 lakh worth cash, gold; wife injured
Durgapur: A Durgapur based retired general physician got robbed recently by three youths disguising as patients who entered into his home one evening and fled away with cash and ornaments. The doctor's wife was hit by the miscreants during the robbery and has sustained injuries.
According to a recent media report, the doctor was a 72-year-old retired physician who used to work for Durgapur Steel Plant Hospital. The robbers were using mandatory masks as part of the COVID-19 protection measures and they approached the doctor and knocked on his door.
While explaining that one of them was suffering from fever and no doctor was ready to treat them due to the pandemic, one of them pushed the doctor and barged into the room. While pushing him against the wall, they threatened him with the knife.