Punjab & Region

Kapurthala Police arrest thief and recovers 11 stolen sports cycles and 5 grams heroin

The Fact News Service
Kapurthala, January 8

Kapurthala police today arrested sports cycle lifter thief and recovered 11 sports cycles and five grams heroin from his possession.

Talking to media persons here today DSP(Detective) Amrit Sarup Dogra identified the accused as Sarabjit Singh alias Sonu resident of village Hussainpur near Rail Coach Factory.

DSP said a police party held a nakabandi near village Mushakbed today and on a tip off spotted the thief coming on a sports cycle and was signalled him to stop and on his search police found 5 grams of heroin from his possession.

On preliminary investigation , the accused confessed to have stolen 11 sports cycles valuing rupees 20 to 25 thousand each from him which he has stolen nearby areas of Rail Coach Factory.

Police has registered a case of theft under section 379,411 IPC and 21(A) ,61,85 NDPS act .

DSP said police would hand over the stolen sports cycle to its owners on establishing their ownership rights.