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RBI official drugged in bus, robbed of cash, valuables

punjab Updated: Feb 04, 2016 22:14 IST
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The police have registered a case against an unidentified person for robbing a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official of Rs 20,000 and jewellery after giving him eatables laced with intoxicant in a Haryana Roadways luxury bus.

The incident took place on December 27 when Kishore Kumar Sharma was coming from Delhi to Chandigarh. In his complaint to the police, Sharma said an unknown person approached him at a ticket counter in Delhi and asked him to buy a ticket for him.

Sharma said the person was able to get a seat next to him. The person offered juice and some eatables to Sharma after which he fell unconscious. When he regained consciousness at the Sector-17 ISBT in Chandigarh, he found his two debit cards, `20,000, gold and silver rings stolen.

The police said Sharma lodged a complaint after some days. An inquiry was conducted after which the police registered a case under Sections 328 and 379 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Sector-17 police station.

Past incidents

May 1, 2015: Delhi resident Sukhwinder Singh was robbed of a gold bracelet, gold locket, Rs 30,000 and a Samsung Note-III mobile phone after being drugged in a Himachal Road Transport Corporation Roadways Volvo bus when he was coming from Delhi to Chandigarh. The police arrested a Ludhiana resident, Gagandeep Singh, in the case

April 25, 2015: Businessman Parminder Singh, a resident of Sector 27, was robbed of a gold bracelet, gold ring, a diamond ring, `8,000, credit cards, debit cards, pan card, driving licence, Samsung Note-III mobile phone after being administered juice laced with sedatives. The incident took place when he was travelling on a Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus from Delhi to Chandigarh

March 23, 2015: The Chandigarh police booked an unidentified person for drugging a lecturer of a private college and robbing him of his valuables, when he was travelling from Delhi to Chandigarh in a Volvo bus. The victim, Abhinav Sheoran, a resident of Defence Colony, Jind (Haryana), lost his gold bracelet, two mobile phones,
Rs 1,000, driving licence and an ATM card

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