Mar 9, 2010

Muslim held for robbing passengers in Ambala

The Tribune  
Ambala, May 15, 2004

The Ambala police has nabbed a member of a gang who use to rob bus and train passengers by intoxicating them using sedatives in biscuits or other eatables.

According to information, the police arrested Javed, a resident of Bulandshahar, in this regard. A resident of Chandigarh, Mr Anil Jain, was coming from Delhi to Chandigarh in a bus. Javed boarded the bus near Ambala and sat beside Mr Jain. He offered a biscuit to Mr Jain, who became sedated after consuming it.

Javed took cash from the pocket of Mr Jain and as soon as he alighted from the bus, the police nabbed him. During interrogation, he disclosed that Yusuf Ali a.k.a. Raju, one of the members of his gang, had robbed Rs 3,000 and a mobile phone from a bus passenger at Shahbad. A police team was later sent to Shahbad in search of Raju.