Collection agent robbed of Rs 1L at gunpoint

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 10

A collection agent of Bharat Finance was robbed by two armed persons when he was heading back to his office after making collections to the tune of Rs 1.05 lakh in Baba Bakala area on Tuesday.

Rakesh Kumar (23), a resident of Muktsar, said he was entrusted with the job of collecting monthly instalments falling under Baba Bakala sub division. He said after making collections, he along with his companion was standing near Sathiala village, on their motorycle.

He said two youngsters approached them and pointed a pistol at him. Later, they asked to hand over the bag, said Rakesh. He said the duo snatched the bag, which contained a tab and documents, besides cash.

Investigating Officer Kamalpreet Kaur said the police have registered a case under Sections 379 (B) and 34 of the IPC and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act. She said investigation was under way and footage of CCTV cameras will be scrutinised in the area. — TNS

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