CHENNAI: In an interesting incident near Chengalpattu, a two-wheeler borne robbers met with an accident and are being treated in ICU in Chengalpet government medical college hospital. Police seized a stolen mobile phone from them on Friday.
The incident occurred when a Jharkhand-based software engineer Sanjay Kumar (28) was riding two-wheeler near Chengalpattu on April 2 night, alone. A 4-member gang had waylaid him and robbed his smartphone worth Rs 40,000 and wallet containing Rs 1,500 at knifepoint, according to police.
Police also said that Sanjay tried to chase them, but one of the robbers had attacked him with a knife. Based on the complaint by Sanjay, Chengalpet taluk police registered a case.
Meanwhile, police traced Sanjay’s mobile phone signal. “Interestingly, the signal pointed to Chengalpet government medical college hospital. When we visited the hospital, we came to know that Siva (25) and Dinesh Babu (21) of Vallam had met with an accident when fleeing from Sanjay on April 2,” the police said.
The duo suffered head injuries and has been in ICU for a few days. “Upon gaining consciousness, we interrogated them and seized the mobile phone. However, their other 2 friends have escaped with the wallet. We are trying to nab them too,” the police said....