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Sunday, 8 November 2020

2 youths held for robbing financier

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 7

A week after a financier was attacked and robbed in Sector 44 here, the police have arrested two Mohali youths for the crime.

The suspects have been identified as Mohit Thakur (26) and Vijay Singh Rawat (28), both residents of Phase XI, Mohali. They were arrested from Sector 38 (West) here yesterday and a gold chain was recovered from their possession. The suspects were produced before a court, which sent them to police remand. A case under Sections 452, 397 and 34 of the IPC was registered at the Sector 34 police station. Two youths had walked into the office of the financier, Ravindra Bindra of Sector 51, around 8:45 pm on October 31 and attacked him with a knife with an intention of robbery. The duo also snatched his gold chain and escaped from the spot.

The victim sustained injuries on the hand and back. He was admitted to the GMCH-32. A blood-stained knife and a dummy pistol were recovered from the spot.

Baldev Kumar, SHO, Sector 34 police station, said: "The suspects had planned to rob the financier. They had carried out a recce of jewellers on October 30 in their car."

from The Tribune

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