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Miscreants loot tempo driver on Jalandhar-Pathankot highway

In his complaint, victim Mahavir (30) of Pamma village said, “I was driving my tempo from Pathankot to Jalandhar to purchase bread.

punjab Updated: Jul 21, 2017 16:11 IST
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“Around 12 am, when I was in Jallowal area, an Innova stopped ahead of my tempo and five men came outside flashing a torch on me. They called themselves cops.”
“Around 12 am, when I was in Jallowal area, an Innova stopped ahead of my tempo and five men came outside flashing a torch on me. They called themselves cops.” (Representative image )

Five unidentified men looted a tempo driver in Jallowal colony at Jalandhar-Pathankot highway and took Rs 25,100 from him on Thursday.

In his complaint, victim Mahavir (30) of Pamma village said, “I was driving my tempo from Pathankot to Jalandhar to purchase bread. Around 12 am, when I was in Jallowal area, an Innova stopped ahead of my tempo and five men came outside flashing a torch on me. They called themselves cops and on the pretext of checking, they took Rs 25,100.”

A case under Section 379 (B) (snatching) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against accused at Kartarpur police station and the hunt has begun.