Three men booked for snatching 5,000 from labourer

Threatened him with a sharp-edged weapon and snatched the cash
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Published on Sep 30, 2020 11:28 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Three men were booked on Wednesday for snatching Rs 5,000 from a migrant labourer after threatening him with a sharp-edged weapon.

The accused has been identified as Arjun Singh, a resident of Salem Tabri, Baljit Singh, a resident of Baddi Jagir village and Happy from Bindra Colony.

The victim, Harish Kumar, a resident of Subash Nagar, said that on September 27 at around 2pm, he was returning home from Bindra Colony when the accused intercepted him and threatened him with a sharp-edged weapon. He added that one of the accused took Rs 5,000 kept in his pocket and fled the scene.

The trio has been booked under Section 379- B (snatching after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint in order to the committing of snatching) of the Indian Penal Code.

Police said that a hunt is on to nab the snatchers.

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