33-year-old robbed of ₹14,000, mobile phone in Ludhiana

The victim was waylaid and threatened with a sharp-edged weapon. (Representative image)

A 33-year-old man was robbed of ₹14,000 and a mobile phone by three bike-borne miscreants near Pasi Nagar here on Sunday, police said.

The Dugri police have lodged an FIR against unidentified accused and initiated an investigation.

Complainant Bhavdeep Singh of Shaheed Bhavdeep Singh Nagar said that he was waylaid near Pasi Nagar by the three accused, who robbed him of the valuables flashing sharp-edged weapons.

Investigating officer assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Balwinder Singh said a case under Sections 379-B (snatching using force) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against unidentified accused. The police were scanning closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed in the area to identify the accused, he added.

source: hindustantimes