Man robbed of cash at gunpoint

Man robbed of cash at gunpoint

Tribune News Service
Amritsar, January 13

In a broad daylight incident of robbery, four unidentified car-borne youths robbed a person at gunpoint on the bypass road here on Tuesday.

The victim, Avtar Singh (60) of Satkartar Nagar, told the police that he was going to Escort Hospital at around 7am. When he reached near the Mahal flyover, a car stopped near him.

After stopping him, two of the occupants alighted from the car. They asked him to give cash and other valuables. On refusal, Avtar was manhandled by them. Two other accomplices, who were inside the car, asked them to shoot Avtar and snatch his valuables.

Then one of the accused took out a pistol and pointed it at Avtar Singh who gave Rs 1,000 to them. The accused fled from the spot. On the complaint of Avtar Singh, the Kambo police have registered a case under Section 370 of the IPC.

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