Teesta Torsha Exp looted at New Jalpaiguri station, Woman injured

Some 25-odd women, travelling in the ladies compartment of New Alipuduar-bound Teesta Torsa Express early this morning, were robbed of money and other valuables by an armed dacoit who wielded a knife at them.

A young woman, who tried to resists the loot, was injured after the miscreant attacked her with the knife. The incident took place between New Jalpaiguri and Belakoba railway stations in Jalpaiguri district around 3.30 am.

The Teesta-Torsa Express, which runs between Sealdah and New Alipurduar stations, had just rolled out from New Jalpaiguri that the dacoit, who was in travelling by the same train in the posing as a passenger, got into the ladies compartment.

Wielding the knife point, he asked them to part with their mobile phones, money and other valuables. Failing this, he would kill them, he thundered.

 Woman injured as armed dacoits loot Teesta Torsha Exp off New Jalpaiguri station
Woman injured as armed dacoits loot Teesta Torsha Exp off New Jalpaiguri station

Anita Saha, who was travelling in the compartment, tried to put up a resistance but was attacked by the dacoit with the knife. She sustained injuries on her hand and shoulder. After this, the miscreant looted valuables from the remaining 24-odd women travelling in the compartment.

Several of the victim passengers said that they had shouted out for help but no Railway Police Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel came to their rescue.

Through with the loot, the dacoit jumped down from the train as it slowed down while approaching Belakoba station.

The robbed women lodged FIR at the New Alipurduar GRP station when the train reached their later in the morning.

Via newsmen

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