Armed men loot truck in Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar: A truck carrying tyres worth Rs 25 lakhs was allegedly looted by three armed assailants near Nawla village on the Delhi-Haridwar National Highway, the police said today.

The incident took place yesterday under Mansurpur police station here when the armed assailants intercepted the truck from Luksar to Rewari, they said.

According to the police, the miscreants reportedly also took away Rs 16,000 cash from the truck driver.

The manager of the tyre company has lodged a complaint regarding the incident, the police said, adding efforts are on to nab the accused.