Hubballi, Jun 10: A holiday trip home for a man employed in Dubai turned into a nightmare when he was dropped by a gang which offered him a ride to Gadag on Saturday night. The victim Ajith Singh was robbed of Rs 55,000 cash, gold chain, laptop, an iPhone and other valuables worth Rs 1.50 lakh.
Ajith landed in Mumbai on Friday and reached Hubballi the next day. On Saturday night, he waited to board a bus. However, he did not find any bus to Gadag after a long wait.
Meanwhile, a car with passengers arrived at the spot. The driver was looking for more passengers and an unsuspecting Ajith boarded the car, unaware of what lay in store. Ajith discovered that the driver and fellow passengers were robbers only after reaching Gadag Road on the city outskirts.
The miscreants started thrashing Ajith and snatched away valuables from him. Keshwapur police have registered a case in this regard.
Man offered a ride, robbed of valuables in Hubballi