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Thai national sedated, robbed in train

The visitor is yet to recover after his condition was reported by fellow passengers to the police.

india Updated: Jan 05, 2006 13:31 IST

A Thai national was robbed aboard the Sealdah-Jammu-Tawi Expressafter being given food laced with sedatives by some unidentified persons, a railway police official said.

He was on his way from Kolkata to Parasnath, a Jain pilgrim site in Jharkhand.

He was admitted to the Patliputra Medical College Hospital, where he is yet to recover,after fellow passengers reported his condition to the Dhanbad Railway Police, the officer-in-charge of Dhanbad CRP, Pankaj Jha said.

Although abriefcase, a passport and a railway ticket have been recovered, police say that the details of the incident would be known only after the visitor fully recovers.

First Published: Jan 05, 2006 13:31 IST