Police identify robbery suspects

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 13

The police have identified suspects involved in a robbery case wherein valuables were looted from a woman in Kot Atma Ram area on January 11.

Two armed persons had looted Rs 2 lakh cash besides gold ornaments worth lakhs here on Tuesday. They had made house owner Manpreet Kaur hostage and pointed sharp weapon at her. She was alone at home as her husband Jasbir Singh Kanda was lodged inside jail in a murder case. The accused gained entry in the house by saying that they had come to meet her at the instance of her husband.

A relative of the victim said after pointing sharp weapon at Manpreet they took her to the almirah from where they took out Rs 2 lakh cash and gold ornaments worth lakhs and fled away.

Jugraj Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, said the accused had been identified but their names could not be released as it could hamper the investigations at this time. He said raids were on to arrest the suspects.

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