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Miscreants rob Uber driver, flee with car

Greater Noida/Noida: In two separate incidents of robbery, an Uber cab driver was allegedly robbed of his Swift Dezire cab and mobile phone by three unidentified assailants in Ecotech 1 area of Greater Noida in the wee hours on Tuesday. The miscreants had hired the cab from IFFCO Chowk area of Gurgaon.
In another incident, an auto driver was stabbed by a screw driver by unidentified assailants. The robbers fled away with cash and the auto.
According to police, the first incident took place in Ecotech-1 area in which the victim identified as Yogesh, an UBER cab driver, was hired by three people from IFFCO chowk in Gurgaon at around 12:45 am on Tuesday. After hiring the cab, the three forcibly took the vehicle to Vinod Bhati chowk and threw the driver out of the cab and fled with his cab and a mobile phone.
Police have registered a case under relevant sections and are investigating the case.
In the other incident, a Delhi-based auto rickshaw driver was stabbed in the stomach with a screwdriver on Monday night by two persons in Noida as they fled away with his vehicle. According to police, the incident occurred at 9 pm when two persons had booked the victim Gulshan Chaudhary's auto to travel from Ashok Nagar market to Mayur Vihar.
"After boarding the auto, they took out a country made pistol and asked Chaudhary to take the auto to Noida sector 11 and asked him to de-board the auto at a deserted spot. When the driver opposed, one of them stabbed him in his stomach with a screwdriver. Chaudhary fell unconscious as soon as he was stabbed and the duo threw his body at the spot and fled away with the auto," said Akhilesh Tripathi, SHO, sector 24 police station. Locals informed the police and he was rushed to a nearby hospital. The police have booked a case of theft with injury against two unidentified persons under section 394.
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