Drug addict youth arrested for battery theft


Chandigarh Police achieved success by arresting accused Jaspreet Singh S/o Shri Tarsem Singh R/o #3050/1, Sector-44, Chandigarh. aged 29 yrs and Harpal Singh S/o Shri Tarsem Singh R/o # 20, Near Thana Dashmesh Nagar, Balongi, Mohali (Pb) Aged 30 yrs within 24 hours, involved in theft case FIR 437 dated 15.11.18 u/s 379/511 IPC PS-39, Chandigarh. This case has been registered on the complaint of Shri Satish Kumar s/o Sh. Ram Nath # 749, Sector 40-A, Chandigarh, regarding theft of battery of his CRV Car No. CH03M-7117 which was parked in front of his residence. The photos of both the accused had been captures in the CCTV Cameras installed outside the house.

Keeping in view of increasing of theft incidents, a special team comprising under the close supervision of S.H.O./PS-39, had been constituted. The team working on the secret information laid down naka near Prajapati Bhawan, Sector-38, Chandigarh and apprehended above said both accused on naka who were roaming in Alto Car.  During interrogation, they disclosed that they were trying to steal the battery of car No. CH-03M-7117 from outside of House No. 749, Sector-40-D, Chandigarh and with the arrest of above said accused one more case of battery theft i.e. case FIR No. 433 dated 10.11.2018 U/S 379/411 IPC PS-39, Chandigarh has also been solved.

The further investigation is going on and the accused are ordered to be in judicial custody for 14 days.

Modes Operandi:   Both the accused are drug addicts and use to steal the batteries of parked vehicles to fulfill their need of drugs.


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