100 passengers onboard Gujarat-bound trains robbed in UP

Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Over 100 passengers travelling on the Sultanpur Express were robbed of their money and other valuables by dacoits in Rampur early Thursday, 290 km from here, police said.

Over a dozen heavily-armed dacoits barged into the general coaches of the train moving from Sultanpur to Ahmedabad in Gujarat and robbed the passengers at gunpoint before making good their escape, an official said.

Government Railway Police teams in Moradabad and other stations en route have been put on alert, an official told IANS.

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