Crime Branch arrests thief, recovers gold ornaments

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Oct 2017 10:24:07


Staff Reporter,


Crime Branch has nabbed the thief who broke the lock of a vacant residential house and stole gold ornaments and gold piece of 5 grams from there recently. The accused is identified as Arjun Mahanand, 21 years, who hails from Odisha and presently resided behind Ravindra Manch, Kalibadi, Nehru Nagar. The theft was committed in the house of Hema Yadav, located at Nehru Nagar, during the intervening night last October 7 and 8. Gold ornaments and the golden piece have been recovered from the possession of the accused. The accused confessed that he committed the theft due to facing money problem. It may be mentioned that Hema Yadav had lodged a complaint with Kotwali Police Station.

Police registered a case under relevant provisions of Indian Penal Code. On the directives of senior officials, a special team of crime branch was formed. Crime Branch has handed over the accused to Kotwali Police.