Driver booked for stealing pistol, cartridges

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Jan 2017 09:30:37

Staff Reporter,

Hudkeshwar police are investigating a theft wherein a person decamped with a pistol and live cartridges. The accused has been identified as Atish Koche (25), a resident of Jaripatka. The complainant is Amrutpal Singh Baldev Dallake (39), a resident of Ambika Nagar, Manewada Ring Road. Koche was employed as driver by Dallake. As the family members were on outstation visit, Dallake entrusted keys of the house to the driver, between December 19 and 31. On return, the owner noticed his gun and seven live rounds missing from his home. The cost of the gun and cartridges is pegged at Rs 1.32 lakh.Hudkeshwar police have booked Koche under Section 381 of the IPC.