Indore: A trader returning home was stabbed and injured in Rajmohalla area. So far the reason for attack is not clear. Since the attack came from behind the victim could not see the attacker. The trader has been admitted to hospital where he is undergoing treatment. Police have registered a case against the unknown assailant and are investigating the incident. According to the police, the victim was identified as Balkishan Soni, a resident of North Rajmohalla. Soni runs an artificial jewellery store in Ranipura. He was returning home after work and as he neared his home someone came up from behind and attacked him with a knife. Soni collapsed on the road and his cries for help brought neighbours and family members to the spot and they rushed him to a nearest hospital.

Property brokers booked for fraud

Police have registered a case against two property brokers for defrauding a man of lakhs on sale of property. According to the police, a case was registered against Deepak Sharma and Rakesh Narvale on the complaint of Sagar Singh Damor. Damor bought a plot in 2013 from the duo in Phoenix Township for Rs 16.80 lakhs. Later, he contracted the duo to construct a house on the said plot for a consideration of Rs 1200 per sq feet. During the construction phase, Damor paid additional sum of Rs 52.84 lakh. However, after completion of house the accused sold the house someone else and did not give possession of the property.

Two minor girls reported missing

Two minor girls from two different locations in the city were reported missing by their families. According to police, in the first instance, a girl residing in Kalani Nagar left her home for a chore and never returned home. After a thorough search failed to trace her, a ‘missing person’ report was filed. Similarly, another girl, a resident of Kanadia, also reported missing when she failed to return home. Family suspect that she may have left with someone.

Ambulance rams into car

An ambulance ferrying injured CISF constables rammed into a car. With the impact of accident, one of the injured ejected out of the ambulance with the stretcher he was on. According to the police, the CISF constables were returning home after duty when their motorcycle rammed into an electric pole in the middle of the road in utter darkness. People passing by called the police and they took the injured to district hospital. The district hospital officials advised that the injured be shifted to MY Hospital. The injured were then taken to MY Hospital and before formalities could be completed there they insisted on taking them to Bombay Hospital. As they were proceeding towards Bombay Hospital the ambulance hit a car near Hukumchand Ghantaghar. With the impact of collision and driver slamming on the brakes, one of the injured was thrown out of ambulance along with an attendant from the district hospital.

Man booked for abetment of suicide

A married woman committed suicide and police have registered case against a man from her in-laws’ side charging him with abetment of suicide. According to police, Shikha a resident of Khushwah Nagar, Banganga died on December 23. As the matter related to suicide, police investigated and found that one Dharamraj from her in-laws’ side was harassing her which led her to commit suicide.

Cash, ornaments stolen from house

Thieves broke into a house in Avantika Nagar and decamped with goods worth thousands. At the time of theft, both the landlord and tenant were not at home. According to police, a case was registered on complaint the of Madhu Sahu against unknown persons. Madhu told the police that she was in Ujjain when her tenant called up and informed about the theft. She returned to city and a quick check inside revealed that thieves had stolen gold and silver ornaments along with Rs 3000 cash.  In another incident, an unidentified person stole purse belonging to a woman. According to police, Arafa Khatoon had gone to a mall in Vijay Nagar and briefly left her purse unattended while having a snack. After she finished her snack she found the purse missing. Similarly, someone stole mobile phone of a girl while she was visiting Khajrana Ganesh temple.

Three held for loot in Lasudia

Lasudia police arrested three persons in connection with robbing a woman on January 24. According to the police, a case was registered following a complaint by one Avantika, a resident of Mahalakshmi Nagar. The woman told the police that three youths stole her purse from the scooter. During the investigation, an informer told the police that three youths in question resided in Shivnagar behind Bombay Hospital. Armed with this information a police team rounded up three youths, identified as Jitendra Makwana (25), Ajay Singh (19) and Ajab Singh (26).

During interrogation the trio admitted to stealing the woman’s purse and police recovered the purse and its contents from the possession of the accused.

The accused have been booked under various Sections of IPC and are being questioned further.

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