Couple robbed of valuables

Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: A couple was robbed of jewellery worth Rs. 2.18 lakh, cash totalling Rs. 7,000, two wrist watches and a cell phone in the district on Wednesday.

The two, Kumar and his wife Rekha, from Upinahalli in Chennaraypatna taluk, were waiting for a bus at the Gandsi hand-post on Wednesday night, when a car that was coming from Hassan was flagged down by Kumar, who asked for a lift. The car had four persons inside, apart from the driver. When the driver was approaching a lonely stretch, the four persons threatened the two at knife point, taking away their jewellery and valuables.

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