MOHALI,, Sept. 16 -- In a gunpoint robbery, three unidentified masked men snatched a bag containing cash worth Rs.2.5 lakh from a shopkeeper in Sohana here, police said on Wednesday.

The complainant, Ashish Kumar Agarwal, said the incident took place at his hardware store around 8pm on Tuesday.

At first, only two of the accused came to Ashish pretending to be customers. They bought a product from him, but asked to wait for their friend as he was on his way there with the payment. Suddenly, they pointed a gun at him and threatened to handover the bag of cash placed near him.

The complainant said as soon as he gave them the money, the duo fled from the spot in a Hyundai i20 car, which was being driven by their third partner. Ashish told ...