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Dressed as a cop, conman robs tractor driver

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, February 10, 2013
First Published: 23:31 IST(10/2/2013) | Last Updated: 23:33 IST(10/2/2013)

A conman dressed in police uniform robbed a tractor driver and his nephew of their mobile phone and Rs. 34,730 near Karabara Chowk. The complainant Jasvir Singh, a resident of Dhaliwal village, Jalandhar along with his nephew Sukhvinder Singh were returning to their village after selling sugarcane.

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The incident took place at Karabara Chowk in Ludhiana where the fake cop asked the duo to stop for checking and snatched a mobile phone and robbed them off Rs. 34,730.

The accused told Jasvir Singh to follow him towards Jalandhar bypass and collect his money and phone from senior police officials.

However, when Singh reached the spot, no one was present.

The Salem Tabri police have registered a case against unidentified persons under Section 420 of IPC.

Inspector Dharampal, SHO of Salem Tabri police station said the police have launched a manhunt for identification and arrest of the accused.

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