Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: 3 robbers attacked a bus of a private company near village Dihana of Mahilpur-Phagwara bus route and injured the driver of the bus while the conductor somehow managed to escape. The robbers snatched the cash bag from the conductor and fled away.
Driver was admitted to CHC Mahilpur. Police is investigating into the case.
Driver Naresh Kumar s/o Kishan Singh r/o Bham said that he was going to Phagwara from Mahilpur (via Barian, Bham, Panshta) in his bus along with conductor Gurjit Singh r/o Rasulpur and some passengers. He said that all the passengers got down at Thakkarwal bus stop.
He said when the bus reached near village Dihana, 3 bikers signaled the bus to stop. When he stopped the bus, they attacked him with sharp edged weapons and snatched cash bag from conductor Gurjit Singh. He said that Gurjit Singh somehow managed to escape the assault.
He said that the robbers fled away with Rs. 4,600 cash.