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Two arrested for robbing foreign tourist

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly robbing a Greek national on board the Mangala Lakshadweep Express a fortnight back, police said here on Monday.



Mathura: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly robbing a Greek national on board the Mangala Lakshadweep Express a fortnight back, police said here on Monday.

On March 27, Angelica Elene was travelling to Delhi when the two accused, Faizan and Vinod Gupta, both residents of Ghaziabad, looted her purse after the train crossed Kosi Kalan station, Government Railway Police (GRP) inspector Vijay Singh said.

The duo escaped after pulling an alarm chain of the train, the officer said.

Upon reaching Nizamuddin railway station in Delhi, the woman lodged a complaint there and mentioned that the purse contained Rs 10,000 in cash, two mobile phones and her passport. The case was later transferred to Mathura GRP, he said.

The two accused were arrested yesterday from Mathura railway station and Rs 4,000 of the looted cash was recovered from them, police said, adding they throw the passport as it was of no use to them.

From Zee News

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