Two arrested for robbing couple of valuables in train
Two men, who had drugged and robbed a couple travelling in the Ajmer-Mumbai Express, were arrested by the Railway Protection Force on Monday.mumbai Updated: Oct 12, 2010 01:31 IST
Two men, who had drugged and robbed a couple travelling in the Ajmer-Mumbai Express, were arrested by the Railway Protection Force on Monday.
The two have been identified as Sanjay Ahirrao and Abdul Wasim Shaikh. One of their accomplices is absconding.
The duo was apprehended by the RPF and handed over to the Borivli Government Railway Police (GRP).
The victims Rakesh Jain, 38, and Anju Jain, 33, along with their child were returning to Mumbai from Gujarat when the trio, who got in the train from Surat, approached them.
The police suspected that the accused had mixed sedatives in the couple’s food or drinks, following which they fell unconscious.
According to the GRP, several passengers in the train saw the accused robbing the couple while they lay unconscious.
Some passengers called the RPF and informed them about their suspicion. As the train reached Borivli station the team of RPF, who were waiting at the platform, nabbed two of the accused. However, the third accused managed to flee by jumping off the train at Vapi.
The couple was rushed to Bhagwati Hospital and is yet to gain consciousness, the GRP official said.
Their child was unharmed, said PM Karyakarte, Senior Police Inspector of Borivli GRP.
The GRP officials found two plastic bottles containing a liquid and 20 Ativan tablets of 2 mg each were recovered from the accused.
The police have also recovered two gold rings, bangles, a laptop and two mobile phones.
First Published: Oct 12, 2010 01:29 IST