Jamshedpur, Nov. 18 : After nabbing four persons in the recent incident of theft cases in Parsudih, a team of two member police officials this morning left for Howrah.
Those nabbed, include two women who are residents of a slum in Parsudih.
Led by sub-inspector Upendra Narayan Singh, the team has also taken one of the women thieves along to Howrah where the accused have sold out gold and silver ornaments to someone.
Singh is conducting raids at different localities in Howrah, another team led by Bijay Mehta, who is the investigating officer of the case, is carrying out raids at Adityapur and Gamharia in the adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district.
Deputy superintendent of police (law and order) Alok Ranjan who looks after Prasudih thana confirmed about the detection of theft in Parsudih area.
“We want to investigate the case thoroughly. We have nabbed four persons, including two women and recovered some ornaments and LED TV beside other valuables stolen from the houses in Parsudih during the past one week,” said Ranjan.
“We have sent a team of police officials to Howrah where the stolen gold ornaments were handed over to someone. We are also continuing the raids in Adityapur and Gamharia for nabbing more people involved in the thefts,” said the senior police officer.
The criminals had on November 11 night burgled cash and gold ornaments worth over Rs 7 lakh from a house on Jui Road at Pramothnagar in Parsudih when the house owner Arup Chakraborty had gone to Dumdum for bringing his ailing son back to Jamshedpur.
Despite claims from the district police the cases of the thefts are on the rise. Steps have been taken by the police administration needs to curb menace by taking measures like night patrolling and installation of barricades where police officials keep strict vigilance.
Though the police claim to have pulled their socks up and increased their beat patrolling, the citizens are not ready to accept the claims.
With rising cases of thefts and burglaries becoming a regular affair in the city, the administration must appoint extra security personnel and nights guards as a part of preventive measures. It is time for the police to focus attention to curtail the increasing cases of burglary in the city.
Thefts not only in residential areas but also in commercial establishments have been reported. Specially constituted patrolling squads ahould be been deployed under the limits Police Stations.