Two unidentified suspects have been booked by the police for allegedly robbing a 30-year-old cab driver of his car, ₹24,000 in cash, and two cell phones, police mentioned, including that the incident passed off after the suspects had booked the cab to journey from Noida to Vrindavan on Sunday night.
In keeping with police, whereas coming back from Vrindavan, the suspects overpowered the cab driver utilizing a sharp-edged weapon and robbed him near the Jewar toll plaza in Greater Noida.
Anil Kumar, SHO of Bisrakh, mentioned, “In his grievance, the cab driver, recognized as Akash Singh, a resident of Ghodi Bachheda in Beta-2, Greater Noida, mentioned that he had obtained a reserving for Vrindavan round 3 pm whereas he was on routine work in Noida. Upon selecting up two youths from Gol Chakkar, Singh reached Vrindavan at roughly 5.30 pm. Subsequently, the youths requested a return journey to Noida.”
“A number of hours later, after crossing the Jewar toll plaza inside the jurisdiction of Beta-2 police station in Greater Noida, the suspects instructed Singh to halt the automotive for what they claimed was vital work. As soon as the automotive was parked, they brandished a sharp-edged weapon, robbed Singh of his two cell phones, cash, and his car,” the SHO mentioned.
Singh managed to safe a trip to Noida and reported the incident to the Bisrakh police station, he added.
An FIR was filed based mostly on his grievance, below Part 392 (punishment for theft) of the Indian Penal Code, towards the 2 unidentified suspects at Bisrakh police station on Monday. The case is about to be transferred to Beta-2 police station because the incident falls below their jurisdiction.
Efforts are underway to establish and arrest the suspects by scanning CCTV footage alongside the path to the crime scene, SHO Kumar added.