UP: Miscreants rob train passengers of Bihar-bound train
Posted on: 11:00 AM IST Apr 02, 2013
New Delhi: A gang of miscreants looted cash and valuables from passengers of the Delhi-Patna Jansadharan Express on Monday in Uttar Pradesh. The miscreants not only snatched cash and other valuables from the passengers but also pushed some of them out of the train after they tried to resist their attempts to rob them.
Al least five people have been injured and the condition of one of them is stated to be serious .
The robbery took place when Jansadharan Express was passing through Etmadpur in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh. According to the passengers a group of 7-8 people boarded the train at Etmadpur and attacked them.
"Seven-eight men boarded the near Etmadpur and started threatening the passengers. Then they looted cash and valuables," said a passenger identified as Bhola. The passengers also claimed that the miscreants then pushed five passengers out of the train.
But Railway Police says that only one person received minor injuries during the incidents. The police stopped the train near Etawah to search for the accused, but could not find them.
The passengers claim that the miscreants came well prepared to rob the passengers and attacked the passengers with rods and hockey sticks rod.