Updated: June 29, 2021 6:44:31 pm
An auto-rickshaw driver and his accomplice have been arrested for allegedly robbing a passenger after attacking him with a stone in Pune.
The police have identified the accused as Ganesh Haribhau Dharpale (33), the auto-rickshaw driver, and Gokul alias Bapu Khule (32), his alleged accomplice.
Police said, on Sunday, while ferrying a passenger within the city, the auto driver and his aide stopped at Taljai Pathar and attacked the passenger with a stone. They allegedly robbed him of his laptop worth Rs 60,100 and escaped from the spot.
After the victim approached the police, a first information report of the robbery was lodged at the Sahkarnagar police station.
A police team nabbed Dharpale and Khule from near a bus stop in Taljai Pathar. Police said both the accused have a criminal record.
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