Be Alert: Incident of Theft on Pune-Mumbai Bus Raises Safety Concerns, Pune Man Remains Unconscious For 80 Hours 

Be Alert: Incident of Theft on Pune-Mumbai Bus Raises Safety Concerns, Pune Man Remains Unconscious For 80 Hours 

Be Alert: Incident of Theft on Pune-Mumbai Bus Raises Safety Concerns, Pune Man Remains Unconscious For 80 Hours 

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A recent incident aboard a bus from Pune to Mumbai has highlighted safety concerns during travel, emphasizing the importance of vigilance among passengers. On June 14, a 57 year old businessman traveling to Mumbai for work, encountered an unexpected situation when he offered coffee to his fellow passenger, who turned out to be an accomplice in a meticulously planned theft.

Approximately 80 hours later, Shailendra woke up in Jupiter Hospital, Thane, after being injected with a substance that left him unconscious on the bus. His belongings, including valuable items worth over Rs. 3.7 lakhs, were stolen during the journey. Upon regaining consciousness, he immediately reported the incident to the police, who launched an investigation.

Using technological assistance, the police traced the suspect, Yunus Sheikh (52), to Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, based on information gathered during their inquiries. Senior Police Inspector Deepak Chavan coordinated efforts with local authorities, leading to the apprehension of the accused three days later.

This incident serves as a reminder for travelers to remain cautious, especially when interacting with unknown individuals during journeys. Authorities urge the public to report any suspicious activities promptly to prevent such crimes and ensure safer travel experiences for everyone.

Joyville