The police have registered cases for four separate cases of robbery, theft and assault in the city. In one case, Ashok Kumar, a resident of Rajeev Colony, Sector 17, Panchkula, alleged that three unknown persons, robbed him of Rs 4,000 in cash near Prachin Shiv Mandir, Railway Road, Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh.
The police arrested accused Vijay Pal, a resident of Sector 20 after filing an FIR under Sections 382, (theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code in Manimajra police station.
In another case, Baljinder Singh, a resident of Qila Darshanpur villagr of Gurdaspur district filed a complaint that someone had stolen his purse containing a gold necklace and an earring from Gurdwara Sahib, Sector 11.
The police said the theft took place at a wedding. A case under Section 379 (punishment for theft) of the IPC has been registered in Sector 11 police station.
Similarly, Loven Chhabra, a resident of Sector 16, Panchkula, reported that someone had robbed him of Rs 25,000 in cash and silver coins from his at Plot No 136-40/29, Phase 1, Industrial Area. A case under Sections 457 (lurking house trespass or house breaking) and 380 (theft in dwelling house) of the IPC has been registered in Industrial Area police station.
Meanwhile, Jitender, a resident of Rajeev Colony, Sector 17, Panchkula, alleged that three persons, identified as Tota, Vicky and Raju, had run away after beating and threatening him at Mauli Complex, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.
A case under Sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) and 34 of the IPC has been registered in Manimajra police station.