Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Feb 15: Three armed criminals looted cash and mobile phone from two men near Swarnarekha Ghat under Sakchi police station area late Monday night.
Sources said the loot took place when the victims, identified as Mohammad Gulfam and Mohammad Jassi Khan, both Jugsalai residents, were celebrating the former’s birthday. The two friends were sitting near the riverbank when the three accused reached there on an auto-rickshaw. The culprits reportedly demanded mobile phone from Gulfam. When the latter resisted, one of them attacked him with a knife. Gulfam sustained a cut behind his head. The criminals also beat up Gulfam and Jassi and snatched the cash from their pockets before escaping from the spot.
Later, the victims informed police about the incident. Cops said they had lodged an FIR in this connection and that an investigation was on into the incident.