Panchkula, October 4
Three unidentified youths allegedly stabbed a cash collection agent and robbed him of Rs 15 lakh in broad daylight at Budhanpur village in Sector 16 here today.
The injured, Laxmi Narayan, a resident of Nayagaon in Mohali district, has been shifted to the Civil Hospital, Sector 6. He works with a cash collection company.
After receiving information, teams of the police and Crime Branch arrived at the scene and started investigation.
According to information, Narayan had arrived at a shop on a bike to collect cash in the morning. As he left after collecting Rs 15 lakh in the afternoon, he received a phone call and he stopped his bike to answer it. Meanwhile, the three suspects arrived at the scene and tried to snatch away the bag containing the cash. As Narayan resisted their attempt and held on to the bag, one of the suspects allegedly attacked him with a knife.