New Delhi: In a horrific incident, a SpiceJet pilot was stopped by some 10 bike-borne men in the middle of the night and robbed at gunpoint in the wee hours of Thursday near the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D).Also Read - Delhi High Court Seeks Kejriwal Govt's Reply on Plea to Resume All Weekly Markets | Details Inside
The pilot, identified as Captain Yuvraj Tewatia, was left bleeding on a flyover close to the IIT campus in South Delhi while he was driving to the airport in his from Faridabad. Also Read - Delhi Horror: 9-year-old Allegedly Gang-raped, Murdered, Then Forcibly Cremated by Priest, 3 Others
According to police reports, two men on a motorcycle had intercepted the pilot’s vehicle at around 1 AM on Thursday, joined by a whole gang who then broke the window panes, looted Tewatia and left him bleeding. Bloodstains were seen all over the car’s interiors. Also Read - SpiceJet Announces 16 New Flights From August. Check Full Schedule, Timings and Other Details
A case has been registered and the police are scanning the CCTV footage for more details to arrest the miscreants. Reportedly, there have been a few other incidents of similar looting on the IIT-D flyover raising concerns for commuters in the essential services amid the coronavirus pandemic.