DOOMDOOMA, Dec 2 - In a dreaded dacoity that took place in broad daylight at Athengia Tiniali, Mankhowa under Doomdooma PS today, four bike-borne youths equipped with sharp weapons stopped a vehicle (AS 23K-9119) and looted Rs 50, 000 in cash, a mobile handset and the key of the vehicle and fled from the scene.
According to reports, one Suraj Sharma, an employee at the business firm of one Suresh Patowari of Doomdooma along with the driver of the vehicle Abdul Hannan Ali was going to Joirampur in Arunachal Pradesh from Doomdooma with the money to disburse wages to the labourers of a saw mill owned by Suresh Patowari. Along the NH-15 at Athengia Tiniali, Mankhowa, four youths wearing masks stopped the car and looted the cash by threatening the driver and the employee with sharp weapons.
Police immediately rushed to the spot and started the investigation. It can be mentioned here that this type of criminal activities are on the rise in Doomdooma circle during the last few weeks.