Dhar: For grabbing two silver rings, weighing 1.5 Kg. of worth Rs. 70,000 a grandson along with one ally attacked on the grandmother and cutting her legs by sharp-edge weapon, took away the rings. At the time of incident, he succeeded in hiding his identity from the grandmother; but ultimately, Dhar police reached to him and his ally, arrested them and seized the rings.
The astonishing incident was occurred in village Bagadia, on May 17, while the 65-year old woman Kasturibai Patlia was attending her goats, grazing in the woods. Two unknown persons attacked on her with a sharp-edge weapon known as ‘Falya’. Just for taking out the heavy silver rings from her legs, they cut the legs using ‘Falya’.
On the complaint of the victim Kasturibai, Dhar police have filed a case against two unknown accused under sections 389, 394 & 397 of IPC. Looking at the brutality involved in the crime, the SP Dhar Bhagavant Singh Chauhan directed CSP Vijayshankar Dwivedi and TI CP Singh Solanki to give priority to the case. Later, SP Chauhan declared a reward of Rs. 3,000 for the arrest of the accused.
The team of TI CP Singh raided at different places, on the information given by informers but did not get success. Once, he and his team searched for the accused in Bhanwarkuan PS area of Indore too. But, ultimately the accused were found in Kila Maidan area of Dhar. On the tip-off from an informer, police team raided there and arrested both the accused.
The accused were identified as Jitendra s/o Balaram Patlia and Gajanand s/o Ratanlal Patlia, both residents of village Bagdia. On interrogation at the PS, they accepted the crime and police came to know that the accused Jitendra is grandson of the victim. Police also obtained all other relevant information from the accused and then seized the looted silver rings, Rs. 4300 cash, the ‘Falya’ and the motorcycle used in the crime along with the blood – stained clothes and shoes of the accused.
Now, police are preparing to present the accused in the court for remand. In this arrest of the accused, S-I BP Tiwari, HC Dilip Singh HC Bherusingh and four constables played important roles.