Youths beat up petrol pump security guards

The incident took place at the CITCO-managed petrol pump in Sector 56.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: April 23, 2013 1:56:21 am

At midnight,four young men came to the Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Development Corporation (CITCO) managed Petrol Pump,Sector 56 asking for petrol. After the group of four did not get a positive response from two security guards posted at the petrol pump,the two men in their late fifties were mercilessly beaten up. One of the security guards was badly injured and the other has been admitted in the ICU at PGIMER.

The incident took place at the CITCO-managed petrol pump in Sector 56.

Talking to Newsline,Surinder Pal Rana,56,a security guard at the Petrol Pump said,“At midnight,a group of four boys came and asked us for petrol. We told them that ours is an administration-owned petrol pump and we do not serve after 10 pm. They then started an argument and assaulted us.”

As soon as the PCR vehicle came,all the eight persons managed to escape. The police has registered a case of rioting with armed weapons and attempt to murder.

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