Burglar held with cash, jewellery

Burglar held with cash, jewellery

The Beas police have arrested a burglar within 24 hours of the theft that occurred at the residence of Dalbir Singh, a resident of Baba Sawan Singh Nagar, Dolenangal village, here. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, November 23

The Beas police have arrested a burglar within 24 hours of the theft that occurred at the residence of Dalbir Singh, a resident of Baba Sawan Singh Nagar, Dolenangal village, here. The accused has been identified as Baljinder Singh of Suropadda village falling under Mehta police station.

Dalbir told the police that they had organised ‘Sukhmani Sahib path’ at the house in view of his daughter’s marriage. He said a number of guests were present in the house. He said Baljinder went upstairs to charge his phone, but later when he went upstairs and checked his almirah, he found Rs5 lakh, three rings and silver ornaments missing. While checking the CCTV cameras, the police got suspicious of Baljinder Singh. He was immediately arrested from his house and the police recovered Rs4.5 lakh cash along with the stolen ornaments from him. He was a habitual offender and investigations were on following registration of case under Section 453 and 380 of the IPC against him.

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