Police crack snatching with an octogenarian woman within six hours, accused arrested
SSP hands over recovered amount of Rs 62500 to Amar Kaur
5 Dariya News
Hoshiarpur , 04 Dec 2020
The district police solved Wednesday’s snatching with an octogenarian woman of Seena village with the arest of accused besides recovering an amount of Rs 62500 from him.Senior Superintendent of Police Navjot Singh Mahal on Friday handed over the amount to victim Amar Kaur in his office.Divulging the details, SSP said that an unidentified activa scooter-borne youth had snatched a bag containing Rs 67000 on December 2 from Soham Lal, who was accompanying the ole woman near Basi Khawaju after withdrawing the money from bank. Following the incident, a case under section 379-B of IPC was registered in Model Town Police Station.Mahal said that a team headed by SP (D) Ravinder Pal Singh Sandhu along with DSP City Jagdish Raj Attri, SHO city Govinder Kumar and SHO Model Town Karnail Singh was constituted to crack the case. He said that the team led a technical and scientific probe in this crime and nabbed the accused Gaurav Sidhu of Nainowal Jattan village within six hours. The team also seized Rs 62500 and an activa scooter (PB08-BV-1897), used in the crime, he added. SSP informed the woman Amar Kaur had withdrawn Rs 14000 from State Bank of India and Rs 50000 from PNB near Vegetable Market. They were going back to their village when an unidentified activa borne youth wearing a red cap and blue jacket snatched the bag containing cash.The octogenarian woman and Sohan Lal expressed gratitude towards the police for solving the cases in minimum time.