Press Reporter News Service
Panchkula, November 17
Three unidentified individuals robbed a taxi driver of his automotive at gunpoint in broad daylight in Barwala right here yesterday.
The sufferer, recognized as Krishan Kumar (35), a local of Bhiwani district in Haryana and at present residing at a rented lodging in Chandigarh, informed the police that he picked three passengers for Barwala from outdoors the Ambala Cantonment railway station in his automotive round 3 pm on Tuesday afternoon. Kumar sought Rs700 for the trip which that they had agreed to pay.
“After I stopped my automotive to drop them close to Barwala bus stand, they requested me to drop them at Sultanpur village. On the best way close to the Sultanpur underpass, one of many males pointed a pistol at my head. One other particular person threatened me with a blade. They compelled me to get out of the automobile and in addition tried to grab my cellphone. They later drove away in my automotive, which additionally contained paperwork,” he wrote in his grievance.
A case beneath Part 25 of the Arms Act and Sections 34 (acts carried out by a number of individuals in furtherance of frequent intention) and 392 (theft) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered on the Chandimandir police station.
The investigating officer, Assistant Sub-Inspector Jagdish Kumar, mentioned: “We try to hint the automotive. It appears the suspects prevented highways and important roads to evade CCTV cameras at key places. Efforts are on to hint them and we are going to nab all suspects quickly”.