Women held for theft of garments

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 12

Several women, along with some men, entered a garment shop in the guise of customers in Model Town Extension and decamped with garments.

The accused were later identified as Paramjit Kaur, Babli, Bhoma, Soma, Roshan Lal, Bhola and some unknown women, all residents of Ganna village.

Complainant Smarty of Abdulpur Basti in a complaint submitted to the police said he owns a shop of ready-made garments. On December 25, several women entered his shop and asked for woollen garments.

Employees at the shop were showing garments to women while two women started talking to him, the shopkeeper said, adding that when the women left the shop, he was shocked to see that they decamped with jackets and other woollen stuff.

The complainant said initially he did not complain but recently when the accused women and others were identified, the police were informed and a case of theft was registered.

Inspector Amandeep Singh Brar said two accused, Bhoma and Roshan Lal, were arrested and a Tata Indica car, which was used in the crime, was also impounded. Two stolen jackets and some woollen stuff were also recovered.

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