Another case of carjacking at gunpoint in Amritsar

Another case of carjacking at gunpoint in Amritsar

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 17

Yet another incident of carjacking was reported in the city on Sunday. An employee of an engineering college and his colleague was robbed by three motorcycle-borne persons at gunpoint.

Complainant Santosh Kumar and his colleague Harsimran Singh were returning from Ambala and had reached near Rayya when the incident took place. Santosh said he stopped his car on the roadside to answer the call of nature. He said as they were about to sit in the car, three bike-borne persons with their faces covered stopped near them. Santosh said the accused took out a pistol and pointed at them. He said the accused snatched keys of the car and wallet of his colleague, which contained Rs 3,000. He said the trio fled towards Amritsar.

In another incident, a snatcher was nabbed when he and his accomplices tried to rob a worker. Bhupinder Singh, who works as a security guard at BG Textile factory at Nagkalan village, said a worker named Mithu went out of the factory after ending his shift. He said two youth travelling on a motorcycle tried to snatch money from him. He said after Mithu raised an alarm, he rushed towards him and nabbed one of the snatchers.

The accused has been identified as Sandeep Singh, a resident of Gopalpura village. His accomplice, Tara of Nagkalan village, fled away on the bike after snatching Rs500 from Mithu. The police have registered two separate cases.

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