Chandigarh police hunts for a man who fled jewellery store with gold chain

The incident occurred when Gupta was sitting at his family shop in Sector-22- D.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 22, 2016 5:05:57 am

The UT police have identified the accused who had fled from a Sector 22 jewellery shop with a gold chain without making any payment.

A police personnel from Sector 17 police station, said that investigation in the case was on. “The accused has been captured in the CCTV footage. A manhunt has been launched to arrest the accused ,” he said.

According to the police, a case under Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered in Police Station-17, on the complaint of one Vimal Kumar Gupta, a resident of Sector 22-B. Police said that he reported the matter to them Monday.

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The incident occurred when Gupta was sitting at his family shop Shankar Jewellers in Sector-22- D, when one unknown person came to the shop and asked for a gold chain. “He introduced himself as an officer of PNB Bank, Sector 22, . He selected a gold chain weighing 25.570 gm and the rate was fixed Rs. 77,000,” said the complainant. “He then asked him to send a salesman of his shop along with him to collect the money. “ When Gupta sent a salesman with him to the PNB bank, he asked him sit on a bench. Within a few minutes he simply slipped away from there without paying any money,” informed the police.

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