Amritsar man accuses daughter, son-in-law of theft at his home

Amritsar man accuses daughter,  son-in-law of theft at his home

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, August 2

A man has accused his daughter and son-in-law for allegedly stealing household goods in his absence from his house.

He alleged that the accused earlier threw him out of his house, which they had transferred in the name of his daughter. He has now filed an application with the district administration for getting his property back.

Following the statement of the victim identified as Narinder Kumar of Sohan Avenue in Kot Khalsa area, the police have booked his daughter Shivani and her husband Harwinder Singh, both residents of Dam Ganj area besides seven unidentified persons. Both were booked for theft (380 IPC).

Files application with SDM to get property back

Two days ago, my daughter and son-in-law stole two double beds, four almirahs, two sofa sets, four ceiling fans, a fridge, two centre tables, three ACs, three gas cylinders, a 40-inch LED and other household items. As I got the information, I reached and asked them about it. They again thrashed me and I had to run away from the spot to save myself. —Narinder Kumar, Resident of Sohan Avenue in Kot Khalsa area

In his complaint, he said he had two children Rohit Singh and Daughter Shivani. He said in February this year, his wife Bima died. He said as the economic conditions of Harwinder Singh was not good, both Shivani and her husband were living with him. He said he bought the house in 2005 on loan. He said when his wife died, he transferred the house on Shivani’s name. He said two years ago, he retired and after his retirement gave Rs9 lakh cash, a new bike, scooter and gold ornaments worth Rs2 lakh to Shivani.

He said since the death of his wife in February this year, he was facing harassment at the hands of his daughter and son-in-law. He alleged that they did not even allowed him to meet his relatives. He said on May 30, they allegedly thrashed him and threw him out of the house. He said a month later, Harwinder attacked and threatened to kill him along with unidentified accomplices. He said as his son Rohit tried to rescue him, he was also thrashed.

He said he filed an application with the Sub-Divisional Magistrate Amritsar-2 for getting back his property from the duo. Following this, on June 19, Harwinder and his accomplices attacked him and he filed a complaint against them in Kot Khalsa police station here. He said on June 22, they again attacked him and later gave a fictitious complaint against his son Rohit Singh when he tried saving him.

He alleged that two days ago, the accused stole two double beds, four almirahs, two sofa sets, four ceiling fans, a fridge, two centre tables, three air-conditioners, three gas cylinders, a 40-inch LED and other household items. He said as he got the information, he reached the spot and asked the accused about it. He alleged that the accused again thrashed him and he had to run away from the spot to save himself.

Police authorities said a case has been registered and further probe was on.

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