Friday, November 7, 2014
Five train passengers drugged, robbed
Malda, 15 October, 2014: Government railway police (GRP) recovered five senseless train-passengers from the general compartment of Katihar bound down Haate-Bajare express on Wednesday morning. Those passengers were reportedly drugged and robbed by some miscreants, GRP informed.
After recovering them in deplorable conditions those passengers were rushed to Malda Medical College Hospital. They were identified as Amirul Sheikh (27), Mohammed Manzarul (29), Sanjay Mandal (30), Karu Mandal (28) and Ranjit Kumar (32). They are from Katihar district in Bihar.
GRP sources informed that all of those passengers were migrated labourers. They went to Delhi as labourers and were going to Katihar. In the train some miscreants offered them cold drinks added with strong sedatives. As soon as they went senseless, the miscreants allegedly looted their gold and silver rings, mobile phones, other valuables and Rs 10,000 in cash.
Inspector in charge (IC) of Malda GRP Gopal Krishna Dutta said that those passengers were recovered in a senseless condition and sent to MMCH immediately. Later, GRP spoke to one of them. Depending on his statement GRP initiated an enquiry and the started searching the gang of miscreants.