Chandigarh: Thief caught red-handed in Kajheri village

The thief had stolen 400 in cash and some documents when he was caught and later handed over to the police
Chandigarh Police said the accused is a drug addict and had also stolen a couple of mobile phones in Kumbra village earlier. (Representative image)
Chandigarh Police said the accused is a drug addict and had also stolen a couple of mobile phones in Kumbra village earlier. (Representative image)
Updated on May 01, 2022 02:32 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

A man was caught red-handed while trying to commit a theft a house in Kajheri village on Friday. The accused has been identified as Iqbal Singh (24) of Kumbra Village in Mohali. The complainant, Bishnu Kumar, 25, who works as a labourer says he was at home when Iqbal tried to break into his house. He had stolen 400 in cash and some documents when he was caught and later handed over to the police.

As per police, the accused is a drug addict and had also stolen a couple of mobile phones in Kumbra village before this incident. A case under Sections 452 (house-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint) and 380 (theft) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered at the Sector 36 police station. The accused was sent to judicial custody.

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