AMRITSAR, Sept. 22 -- Four unidentified motorcycle-borne persons on Friday looted Rs.4 lakh from two men working for a finance firm at a gunpoint near district shopping complex at Ranjit Avenue locality in Amritsar.

Gulshan Kumar and Deepak Kumar, residents of Mall road, were carrying the cash on a scooter to get it deposited in the HDFC Bank branch in the district shopping complex. "When the duo reached near circular road, four youth on two bikes stopped them by pointing pistols at them, said police sources at the Civil Lines police station. The armed persons also took away their scooter. Meanwhile, when the complainants reached the spot with a police party, the scooter was found lying at a nearby place, however, the cash was missing.

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