Milk agency owner robbed of Rs 5 lakh in Amritsar

Milk agency owner robbed of Rs 5 lakh in Amritsar

Several unidentified persons robbed a dairy owner of Rs 5 lakh, when he had gone to deposit the same with a private bank here on Monday. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 11

Several unidentified persons robbed a dairy owner of Rs 5 lakh, when he had gone to deposit the same with a private bank here on Monday.

Ranjit Singh, the victim, lodged a complaint with the Sadar police, which have registered a case under Sections 379-B (2), 34 of the Indian Penal Code and launched further investigations.

In his complaint, he said he was has Verka Milk agency on the name of Maninder Singh, near Verka Milk plant at Verka bypass chowk. He said he supplies milk from the milk plant to various parts in Tarn Taran, Harike, Patti, Khemkaran, Beas and Amritsar city on different vehicles. He said on Monday, he was going to deposit his daily collection of Rs5 lakh at the HDFC bank, near Milan Palace on Batala Road, on his scooter. He said when he took out his bag containing cash outside the bank, three unidentified persons came on a bike and snatched the bag after assaulting him.

He said he called his son Maninder Singh, who admitted him to a hospital and thereafter a complaint was lodged.

The police said CCTV cameras in the area were being scanned to find clues about the perpetrators. So far, there has been no breakthrough in the case.

Man loses Rs 30,000 cash, iPhone 12 to snatchers

Another robbery was reported near Fatehgarh Sukarchak village, falling under Kamboh police station, late on Sunday evening.

Complainant Gurbinder Singh of Makhanwindi village, falling under Jandiala police station, told the police that around 10 pm, he was returning to his village and reached near Fategarh Sukarchak village, when a car stopped in front of his scooter. He said five unidentified youths came out of it with faces covered.

They were armed with sharp weapons and snatched his iPhone 12 and Rs30,000 cash from him.

The police have registered a case under Section 379-B of the IPC and Sections 25/54/59 of the Arms Act against unidentified persons.

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