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MP minister, wife robbed on train in UP

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

NEW DELHI, March 19: Madhya Pradesh fince minister Jayant Malaiya and his wife Sudha Malaiya were on Thursday robbed onboard the Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express train near Mathura, following which the railways has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

According to railway spokesperson Anil Saxe, three RPF personnel who were escorting the train have also been suspended in connection with the issue. Gold chain, ring and some cash were looted from the couple in the AC compartment of the running train. The couple had boarded the train at Damoh for Delhi.

rrating her harrowing experience, Sudha Malaiya said outside Parliament, “We were travelling by Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express train to Delhi and we boarded the train at Damoh. There was a knock at the door of our coupe at about 4am and when I opened the door a person carrying dagger entered forcefully followed by four others.” Sudha, who is also a BJP worker said “Then they stched my purse, chain and ring. They also took away money from my husband’s purse. There was another ring on my left hand which was not coming out and they threatened to cut my finger. However, one of the robbers tried to pull that ring but could not succeed.” (IANS)

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