Crime and Accident

Woman robbed, thrown off moving train

Woman robbed, thrown off moving train

Ballia: A woman passenger was robbed and thrown off a Lucknow-bound express train by unidentified persons near Chitbaragaon railway station on Chappra-Varanasi section, police said today.

The victim, Poonam Maurya, has been admitted to the district hospital where her condition was stated to be serious, GRP Superintendent of Police S A Pankaj said here.

The incident occurred on the Chappra-Lucknow Express train late last night when Poonam was going to Varanasi along with her husband for his treatment, the SP said.

A case of loot and attempt to murder has been lodged and efforts were being made to arrest the robbers, he added.