On the night of 10 October, a thief broke into a hardware shop in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh and escaped after stealing about Rs 1.80 lakh. The police arrested him on Wednesday. The matter is of Bodhghat police station area of Jagdalpur. Where the thief had cleaned his hands from Laxmi Agency Hardware located on Jagdalpur- Geedam Road. After the arrest, the police have also recovered Rs 1.61 lakh from the thief. He was presented in the court and sent to jail.
According to the police, the thief was already keeping an eye on Laxmi Agency hardware. When the shop owner went home on the night of 10 October, the thief took advantage of the opportunity and broke the lock of the shutter and entered the shop and stole about Rs 1.80 lakh cash kept in the shop. When the shop owner reached the shop the next day, his senses were blown away. Who gave information about the theft to Bodhghat police station. After which the police started investigating the matter.
On Wednesday, Bodhghat station in-charge Dhananjay Sinha formed the team. They were sent to search public places. During this, the police caught sight of a suspicious person at Jagdalpur bus stand. On being questioned, he revealed his name as Somchand Mandavi (28). Who is a resident of Kondagaon district. When the police strictly interrogated Somchand Mandavi, he confessed to his crime. From whom the police recovered the stolen Rs 1.61 lakh.