Man steals gold jewellery from sister-in-law’s house in Chandigarh, held
A 23-year-old man has been arrested for stealing gold jewellery from his sister-in-law’s paternal home in Sector 29 on May 25.
Hailing from Jalandhar, the accused, Pritpal Singh, had stolen a necklace, a pair of earrings, two rings and two bangles from the house, as per his sister-in-law Sandeep Kaur’s complaint.
She said Singh visited her in Chandigarh while she was taking care of her ailing father and made off with the jewellery. Except the bangles, all ornaments have been recovered from his possession.
Police said that the accused was a drug addict, who had committed the theft to fund his addiction. He has been booked under Section 380 (theft in dwelling house, etc) of the Indian Penal Code at the Industrial Area police station.
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