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Judge's stolen SUV used to rob conductor in Sec-5 P'kula

It seems that the robbers simply have no fear of the law in the tricity and are coming up with new formulas to mask their identity.

chandigarh Updated: Jul 26, 2014 00:05 IST
HT Correspondent

It seems that the robbers simply have no fear of the law in the tricity and are coming up with new formulas to mask their identity.


Within hours of a judge's Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) being stolen from outside her house in Sector 40, Chandigarh, on Thursday night it was used by three miscreants to rob a Haryana Roadways bus conductor around 5:30 am in Sector 5, Panchkula. The judge, Judicial Magistrate 1st Class (JMIC) of Chandigarh district courts, Harpreet Kaur, lodged a missing complaint of the SUV, Tata Safari (CH04-3191) on Friday morning at the Sector-39 police station.

The victim Mukesh Kumar, who is a resident of Haripur village in Panchkula, was going for his duty to Sector 5 bus stand around 5:30 am on foot. The three miscreants alighted from the SUV and hit Kumar with a stick on his back and the other snatched the bag. The conductor managed to note down the number of the SUV. His bag contained bus tickets and `6,500 in cash. Another man Rahul was also robbed of his belongings by the miscreants.

The police was informed and Sector 2 police post in-charge ASI Sushil Kumar and SHO Sector 5 inspector Manish Kumar reached the spot.

"A has been registered under section 394 (for voluntarily causing hurt while committing robbery) of the IPC. Investigations are on," said SHO of sector 5 police station, inspector Manish Kumar.