Staff Reporter

Tirupur: A labour contractor was allegedly robbed of Rs. 3.82 lakh at Udumalpet on Wednesday evening.

Police said the incident happened when L. Sivashamugam (50) was travelling on a motorcycle with the cash he drew from a private sector new generation bank.

He had drawn the cash to distribute the salary of workers. The accused, according to police, followed him in a car and eventually knocked his bike down before taking away the amount.

The contractor was later hospitalised with head injuries.

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