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Three strangers rob couple after promising them a lift

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Mysuru: Two days after a youth from the city was robbed of his belongings by three unidentified persons who promised him a lift till Bengaluru in their car, a couple was robbed in a similar fashion on January 13.

Gowramma and her husband were waiting for a bus near the bus stop at Siddalingapura on Mysuru- Bengaluru road at about 3.30 am, when a car came by.

Three strangers were inside the car and they asked the couple about their destination and when they told that they wanted to go till the vegetable market near Gun House, they obliged to offer them the lift.

After travelling a distance, they took a U-turn towards Bengaluru near Columbia Asia Hospital junction. The two of the strangers pulled out knives and threatened the couple to part with their belongings.

When Gowramma’s husband resisted, one of the assailants stabbed the former in his thigh and scalp. They snatched Rs 3,000 and a cellphone from them, before pushing them out of the car near a lonely house at Naganahalli.

The couple later contacted their son and Gowramma’s husband was admitted to a hospital for treatment.

Metagalli police are investigating the case.

– Team Mysoorunews

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