Ludhiana | Bike-borne miscreants rob woman of her scooter in Jagraon

Published on Aug 17, 2022 11:00 PM IST

The complainant, Rajandeep Kaur, in her complaint said she was purchasing milk from a local dairy, but on her way back, the three motorcycle-borne miscreants stopped her near her house in Sundar Nagar, Jagraon, Ludhiana, at around 9.30 pm. Two of the men, the complainant said, threatened her to hand over the- Honda Activa Scooter. The accused decamped with her scooter, following which she raised an alarm and informed her family and neighbours

A case under section 379B (snatching with hurt, wrongful restraint or fear of hurt) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at the City Jagraon police station, Ludhiana, against the miscreants for rob woman of her scooter. (HT FILE)
A case under section 379B (snatching with hurt, wrongful restraint or fear of hurt) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at the City Jagraon police station, Ludhiana, against the miscreants for rob woman of her scooter. (HT FILE)
By, Ludhiana

A 26-year-old woman late on Monday fell prey to three unidentified motor-cycle borne miscreants who stole her scooter near her house in Sundar Nagar, Jagraon.

The complainant, Rajandeep Kaur, in her complaint said she was purchasing milk from a local dairy, but on her way back, the three motorcycle-borne masked men stopped her near her house at around 9.30 pm.

Two of the men, the complainant said, threatened her to hand over the- Honda Activa Scooter. The accused decamped with her scooter, following which she raised an alarm and informed her family and neighbours.

Police reached the spot after being informed through the control room, but the accused had fled.

Assistant sub-inspector Darshan Singh said, “We are yet to identify the accused. We have gathered all the key CCTV footage from the area but since it was dark, the accused faces were not clearly revealed or captured. The accused were on a black motorcycle and had thin builds. We are hopeful of tracing them soon.”

A case under section 379B (snatching with hurt, wrongful restraint or fear of hurt) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at the City Jagraon police station..

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