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NRI drugged, robbed on train

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 23:03

Khandwa (MP): A non-resident Indian was drugged and looted on Karnataka Express, Police said on Tuesday.

US-based Dr Deepak Kamat, the victim, has registered a complaint with the Government Railway Police here stating that he was drugged and looted of belongings worth Rs 3 lakh.

Three people claiming to be IIT students from Bangalore befriended Dr Kamat who was travelling in an AC-2 compartment of Karnataka Express (Delhi to Bangalore) and gave him some food laced with drugs last night, GRP sources said.
After Dr Kamat fell unconscious, the accused fled with his bag containing a laptop, two mobile phones, USD 6000 cash, credit cards and a gold chain.
The incident took place near Agra, while Dr Kamat regained consciousness before reaching here.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 23:03
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