Two arrested for relieving money from bus passenger

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Puducherry, Nov 26 (UNI) Two persons, posing as police personnel and relieved a passenger of money waiting at the bus terminal here last night were arrested.

According to police, Gopal Das (25) from Nagapattinam, who was waiting for a bus to go back to his home town was approached by a woman to enquire about a bus for Chidambaram.

Two persons, who were watching this approached Das and threatened him that he would be arrested for proposing the woman for immoral activity and he should give them Rs 300 to avoid arrest.

A freightened Das gave the money. Later, on enquiry with the shopkeepers at the bus stand, he came to know that they were not police personnel and caught them with the help of other passengers and shopkeepers.

The two, identified as Mani (32) and Gulam Khader (52), were handed over to the Out Police at the bus stand.

They were produced before a local court here and remanded to 15 days judicial custody, police said.


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