Caretaker ties up senior citizen in Chandigarh, flees with cash, mobile phones

In his police complaint, Shivshankar Pathak, said Jagsir Singh, who took care of his ailing brother, robbed him of 15,000 in cash after tying him up with turban cloth
A senior citizen in Chandigarh’s Sector 35 was robbed by a caretaker of his cash and mobile phone.(Mint/For representation only)
A senior citizen in Chandigarh’s Sector 35 was robbed by a caretaker of his cash and mobile phone.(Mint/For representation only)
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 01:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

A 74-year-old retired professor was robbed of 15,000 in cash and two mobile phones by a caretaker at his Sector 35 residence.

In his police complaint, Shivshankar Pathak, said Jagsir Singh, who took care of his ailing brother Om Prakash Pathak, 78, stole cash and the mobile phones after tying him up with turban cloth.

Shivshankar said he had gone to Singh’s room and asked to check his belongings as he (Singh) had told the family that he will vacate the room on October 14.

Singh objected to the request and as the two argued, he tied up Shivshankar with his turban cloth and took out 15,000 from his purse before going to Shivshankar’s room and fleeing with his mobile phones.

A case under Sections 342 and 382 of the Indian Penal Code has been lodged at the Sector 36 police station.

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