Servants drug NRI, mother in Chandigarh; flee with cash

Servants drug NRI, mother in Chandigarh; flee with cash

Two newly recruited servants drugged and robbed a woman and her 65-year-old NRI son of their cash, phones, jewellery and other household items at a house in Sector 36 last morning. - File photo

Chandigarh, October 23

Two newly recruited servants drugged and robbed a woman and her 65-year-old NRI son of their cash, phones, jewellery and other household items at a house in Sector 36 last morning.

The matter came to light when the victims regained consciousness in the evening. The police said one of the suspects had been identified as Sonu Thapa (19), a Nepalese national, who was hired a month ago without verification. The other suspect was employed a week ago on Thapa’s request. The police said Surinder Pal Singh (69) and his mother Sarvjit Kaur (89) came back from their house in Pehowa on Thursday evening. Next morning, they were served tea by the suspects following which they fell unconscious. —TNS

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