Police nab accused involved in Rs 9 lakh theft

Raipur: The police has arrested the youth who conducted theft in the house of one Manish Sethi in Devendra Nagar, sector-1 last on June 29. According to the police, Manish Sethi works as agent for sale and purchase of land. He went to Kishangarh in Rajasthan to attend the marriage of his younger sister.

But when he was to return from marriage on June 29, he asked her house maid on telephone to prepare food for him and when he reached the house, the maid servant informed that front doorlock of the house was broken and she was asked to come out of the house. Later when Manish reached the house, he found all the goods scattered in the rooms and lock of iron almirah is also broken and cash worth Rs 9 lakh is missing.

On this he informed the police and they reached the site and checked all CCTV footage nearby and carried out technical analysis with technical expert. Meanwhile the team also checked the jailbirds released from the jail during this period and check up the activities in the region nearby. It was during the analysis the team got some important information and clue about the accused and nabbed one Piyush Jain from Durg and tried to hold interrogation with him.

Piyush continued to show his anonymity in this case and tried to mislead the police. But when the team based upon the evidence tried to nail him down, he just could not deny and surrendered before the police. The police as per details from the accused seized cash of Rs 6 lakh from the possession of the accused and he informed that rest of the amount has been spent by him for repaying off his old debts and about which the police is interrogating him further. The accused was arrested and further action is being taken and Piyush is S/o Premraj Jain (31), R/o Brahminpara, City Kotwali, Durg.

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