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Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Robbed In Train At Mathura

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BHOPAL, INDIA - JULY 1: Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya entering the assembly for presenting the state budget on July 1, 2014 in Bhopal India. Malaiya presented Rs 1,15,000 crore budget for financial year 2014-15 in the state Assembly. He said, People will have to wait for the Union Budget to see if there can be any relief from rising prices of petroleum products in the state. (Photo by Praveen Bajpai/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

MATHURA, Uttar Pradesh — Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya and his wife were robbed on board the Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express train near Mathura on Thursday.

According to reports, armed miscreants entered the AC compartment of the train between the Kosikalan and Vallabhgarh stations and looted the minister and his family, stealing gold chains, rings and cash.

Three Railway Protection Force personnel, who were escorting the train, have been suspended in connection with the issue.

The Delhi police have filed a Zero FIR at Nizamuddin in the case.

Further details are awaited.

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