Women robbed in Ghaziabad by man posing as driver

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Ghaziabad, June 9 (IANS) Two women were robbed of cash here by a man who posed as a driver and promised to take them to Dehradun, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place near Raj Nagar extension on Saturday morning when a woman and her son were waiting for a bus to Dehradun at the Mohan Nagar halt.

Having been unable to find a bus for some time, they hopped into a private car when they saw the driver was inviting passengers to Dehradun. Another woman, going to the same place, got into the car with them.

After travelling for about a kilometre, the driver threatened them, took their cash and fled.

One of the women, a teacher, filed a complaint at a nearby police station, saying she had been robbed of Rs 7,000 while the other woman did not.

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“We have received the complaint and an action will be initiated,” said Senior Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Krishna.

–IANS

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