Neighbourhood News Desk: Young officer of the Indian Army grappled with knife-wielding robbers on a train to save a woman from being robbed. Incident occurred in New Delhi on May 6.Lieutenant Ashish was on board the Amritsar-bound Dadar Express when around 3 am he observed two robbers boarding the 2AC compartment of the train.
The robbers tried to rob a woman passenger as the train briefly halted at the Hazrat Nizammudin station in the capital.The officer, who was on the upper berth, immediately reacted and in the bid to stop the robbery confronted the robbers. In the ensuing fight, he was injured from the knife of a robber. The dacoits then jumped out of the train and the robbery was averted.