Robbers target labor quarters, robbed cash, mobile phones. Ludhiana: Armed miscreants robbed off cash, mobile phones and other articles from the quarters of laborers in Barewal area on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. The accused threatened the victims on gunpoint and robbed off cash and other valuables. According to victims the robbers take away cash and other articles from three residential quarters. On being informed PAU Police reached the spot and initiated investigation in the case. The victims also told police that accused thrashed them and robbed off their valuables on gunpoint. In a complaint the victims stated to police that the accused took away 1.60 lakh cash, mobile phones and some other valuables from their quarters.The complainant in the case Vikas Kumar said that when they were sleeping around five persons barged into their quarters. The accused scaled the wall and entered in building. He alleged that the accused who were possession pistols and sharp edge weapons overpowered them and robbed off cash, mobile phones and other jewelry. He further alleged that the accused also thrashed his family members and neighbors when they resisted. The accused pointed pistol towards them and threatened to kill, he added. He claimed that the accused robbed Rs. 60,000 in cash from his rented accommodation, Rs. 70,000 in cash from Ram Dutt, Rs. 30,000 from Ramu Kumar and Rs. 6,000 from Shashikant besides their mobile phones, and clothes. Investigation officer in the case Malkit Singh of Police station PAU said that they are scanning the CCTV cameras to trace the accused. They have started to proceedings to register the case after recording the statement of victim.
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