Burglary solved in 24 hours, 3 arrested in Amritsar

Accused had tea, snacks with jeweller before fleeing with Rs2lakh & gold ornaments

Burglary solved in 24 hours, 3 arrested in Amritsar

The Mehta police have nabbed three burglars and recovered Rs 2 lakh and stolen gold ornaments from them within 24 hours of the theft committed by them at a jeweller’s house. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, September 23

The Mehta police have nabbed three burglars and recovered Rs 2 lakh and stolen gold ornaments from them within 24 hours of the theft committed by them at a jeweller’s house.

They were identified as Daljit Singh of Chung village, Paramjit Singh and Jasbir Singh of Khabbe Rajputa village. Harpreet Singh, a jeweller in his complaint had said that his family members had gone to Ambala for a function and he was alone at home. He said on Tuesday, Daljit Singh, who was known to him, came to him and they had tea and snacks together in his house located behind his jewellery shop. He said he told Daljit that he was alone at home.

He said at night, he went to sleep and when he woke up the next morning, he saw his house ransacked and the almirah locks broken. He said he found gold ornaments and Rs2 lakh missing.

Mukhtiar Singh, SHO Mehta police station, said during probe and victim’s statement, the police got suspicious about Daljit. He was arrested and later his two accomplices were also nabbed.

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