Two men rob Ludhiana college student of bike, 3,000,phone

Victim said duo put a knife to his throat and robbed him
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Published on Sep 24, 2019 10:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Giving lift to strangers cost dear to a college student who was robbed of his motorcycle, 3,000 in cash and mobile phone near Lohara here on Tuesday evening.

Victim Lovey, 22, said he is a student of BA final year, studying in Khalsa College. He had come to Lohara to meet a friend.

Lovey told the police that on reaching the southern bypass, two men ushered him to stop and asked for a lift till Lohara canal bridge. He agreed to give the duo a lift. However, on the way to the bridge, the accused asked him to stop.

When he stopped the motorcycle, the accused flashed a knife, and put it on his throat. The accused then thrashed him and fled away with his motorcycle, 3,000 in cash and his mobile phone. He had to borrow a mobile phone from a commuter and informed the police.

Inspector Ravinderpal Singh, the station house officer at police station in Daba said the police have been scanning CCTV footage to identify the accused. A case was registered and hunt is on to nab the accused, he said.

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