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Posted at: Jun 14, 2018, 1:11 AM; last updated: Jun 14, 2018, 1:11 AM (IST)

Six thefts reported from Ganesha Basti

Sukhmeet Bhasin

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, June 13

Six theft incidents have been reported in the Ganesha Basti area in the past 20 days.

On Tuesday night, thieves entered a house in the area and stole cash and a mobile phone. After getting information, the police reached the spot and started a probe.

Angered over thefts, residents of Ganesha Basti on Wednesday protested against the police and raised slogans.

In a complaint lodged by Pardeep Kumar, a resident of Ganesha Basti street number 10, it has been stated that members of his family were sleeping when some unidentified persons entered the house and took away Rs 15,000 and a mobile phone. They came to know about the incident on Wednesday morning.

Municipal councillor from Ward No 22, Sukhmander Singh said on May 25, unidentified persons stole iron grills from the house of Kaur Singh in street number 11.

Two days later, miscreants stole the battery of a car from the house of Hamail Singh in the area.

On June 1, miscreants stole a motorcycle from outside the house of PK Goyal, when he had come to have his lunch.

On June 3, thieves stuck at the house of Balbir Singh and stole Rs 7,000 and two mobile phones.

On June 9, miscreants stole a motorcycle of Gurlabh Singh from his residence in the area. On June 12, unidentified persons stole Rs 15,000 and a mobile phone, he added.

Sukhmander Singh demanded that the police should increase patrolling in the area and the accused involved in these incidents should be arrested at the earliest.

Civil Lines police station SHO inspector Rachpal Singh said they had received two complaints of thefts.

They are investigating and the accused would be nabbed soon, he added.


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