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Guj: Angadia couriers looted on state transport bus

Press Trust of India  |  Mehsana 

Unidentified robbers looted parcels of cash, gold and diamonds worth lakhs of rupees on a state transport bus on Mehsana-highway in Thursday night, police said.

of Police Manjita Vanzara said Friday that a complaint has been lodged with station in district and further probe was on.

"Some Angadia (courier) staff, who were carrying parcels of cash, gold and diamonds, were travelling by Palanpur-bus. Nine robbers, disguised as passengers, had also boarded it," said a police

"When it reached near a water park after leaving Mehsana, one of the robbers put a gun to the driver's and asked him to stop. Others snatched four parcels from Angadia couriers. Then the robbers got down and fled in a car," he said.

One of the passengers then alerted the police control room, he said.

"We chased the car late at night. The robbers abandoned it near Kheralu and fled," DSP Vanzara said, adding that a manhunt was on to nab them.

As per the complaint, the looted goods were worth Rs 10 lakh. However, told reporters that they were worth more than Rs 80 lakh.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 16:00 IST
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