Caretaker arrested for theft at retired IAF officer’s house

CHANDIGARH: A 21-year-old youth has been arrested by the local police for committing a theft at the house of his employer, Sqn Ldr Hamir Singh Mangat (retd), a recipient of the Vir Chakra for the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war , at Modern Housing Complex (MHC).

Caretaker arrested for theft at retired IAF officer’s house

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 18

A 21-year-old youth has been arrested by the local police for committing a theft at the house of his employer, Sqn Ldr Hamir Singh Mangat (retd), a recipient of the Vir Chakra for the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war , at Modern Housing Complex (MHC).

According to the police, the complainant, Brig Balwinder Singh (retd), reported that Lokesh, a resident of Kaimbwala village, who was working at his in-law’s house, had stolen Rs 1 lakh, two gold earrings, five gold karas, six gold bangles, a pair of diamond studs and a gold chain from the house on November 17.

According to the complainant, Lokesh was working as a caretaker of his mother-in-law Harbans Kaur.

Acting on the complaint, the police had registered a case at the Mani Majra police station.The police laid a naka near the Kaimbwala turn and nabbed the suspect. Gold ornaments worth around Rs 10 lakh were recovered from him.

The police said the suspect had handed over the stolen cash to his relatives in Dera Bassi. He was produced in a court, which remanded him in two-day police custody.

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