The Ludhiana police on Monday acknowledged that that they had arrested a 40-year-old lady, apprehended her 12-year-old daughter and claimed to have cracked a bunch of theft circumstances that had been reported from town not too long ago.

Investigators additionally acknowledged that two extra males, each aides of the mother-daughter duo, had been on the run and a manhunt had been launched for his or her arrest.

The girl, recognized as Gomti, a resident of Rajgarh in Madhya Pradesh, instructed police that they got here to Punjab solely in the course of the wedding seasons to hold out thefts at weddings. The 2 absconding males had been recognized as Ajju and Kalu, aged between 25 years to 30 years, and hailing from Madhya Pradesh. They’re family of the arrested lady.

Ludhiana police commissioner Kaustubh Sharma mentioned that two such thefts had reported not too long ago from weddings — one close to Aarti Chowk and the opposite from a wedding venue in Haibowal — previously week. In each circumstances, a minor woman was captured by cameras stealing money and gold jewelry.

“The police traced the minor and later arrested her mom. The accused instructed police that previously one week, that they had carried out two thefts — one every in Ludhiana and Nawanshahr,” mentioned Sharma.

“They used to focus on the shut family of the bride and the groom, who normally had been entrusted to hold the luggage containing money and jewelry. The minor woman used to observe her targets and after stealing the luggage, used to flee from the wedding venue, and meet with their aides outdoors,” he added.

Inspector Jasveer Singh, SHO, division quantity 5 police station, mentioned that the accused had been residing in a rented room close to Sherpur. On the rented lodging too, Gomti stole a handbag from her neighbor, which contained Rs 2,000 money.
The minor woman was despatched to an statement house in Jalandhar after being apprehended, the police mentioned.

An FIR below sections 454 (home trespass), 380 (theft), and 34 (act performed with frequent intention) of the IPC was registered towards the accused at division quantity 5 police station.

Ludhiana: Woman, 12-yr old daughter targeting wedding venues land in police net


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