Howrah News: A group of miscreants attacked the house of a cloth merchant in Jagatballabpur, Howrah on Friday morning. Allegedly, they entered the house and hit the householder on the head with an iron rod.
District police at the press conference.
Hooghly: Three people were arrested from Hooghly’s Moshat in connection with the robbery in Jagatballabpur, Howrah. Hooghly Rural Police Superintendent Amandeep said this in a press conference on Friday. Cloth merchant Sujit Karar of Jagatballabpur, Howrah. The robbery happened at his house early on Friday morning. The accused were arrested within 24 hours of the incident in Baragachia area of Jagatballabpur. The police of Chanditala police station arrested them. Hooghly Rural Police Superintendent Amandeep said that while returning from the robbery, the patrolling police personnel of Chanditala police station caught the group in Kadamtala area of Mushat. One escaped but three did not. Two pipe guns, two bullets, two cameras, iron rods were recovered from the arrested.
According to police sources, this is not a single incident. The group is likely to be involved in several other robberies. At least such information has come up in the hands of the police. Hooghly Rural Police Superintendent Amandeep said that this group is connected with several robberies in Howrah and Hooghly. The arrested have been taken into police custody. The police believe that some more information may come out by interrogating them. Howrah Rural Additional SP Alkananda Bhawal said that the dacoit group came from Bihar.
A group of miscreants attacked the house of a cloth merchant in Jagatballabpur in Howrah early on Friday morning. Allegedly, they entered the house and hit the householder on the head with an iron rod. After that, the seven-year-old son of the businessman was accused of holding a revolver on his head and taking away all the gold jewelery and cash. It is alleged that miscreants even removed all the jewelry from his wife. The businessman said that the robbers fled with gold jewelery and cash worth Tk 10 to 12 lakh. While leaving the house, the hands and feet of all were tied with ropes.