Criminals flee with Ghaziabad official's car

 Two unidentified criminals fled with a primary education officer`s car. The incident occurred late Saturday near the passport office here.

Ghaziabad: Two unidentified criminals fled with a primary education officer`s car. The incident occurred late Saturday near the passport office here.

The driver said that at about 10 p.m., after dropping the officer at his residence in he reached a roadside eatery. After finishing his meal, when he went towards the car, two men overpowered him and snatched the key of the jeep. 

The driver lost control and slipped into a ditched, and the criminals fled with the government vehicle.

"The driver was drunk so he had altercations with the other customers. It seems the incident happened under provocation and was not a planned one. An investigation is being conducted. The jeep has not been recovered as of now," said station officer Avneesh Gautam of Kavi Nagar police station.