Indore: Crime Branch team have nabbed a person along with stolen goods valued more than Rs 50000. The man is employed as security guard and girlfriend’s lavish birthday bash led him to stealing. According to ASP (Crime) Dilip Soni, police received a tip-off that a person in security guard’s uniform is trying sell off some goods at throw away price in Vijay Nagar area. A Crime Branch team, led by DSP (Crime) Salim Khan, cordoned off the area and laid the trap.
The team found a youth dressed as security guard, holding a laptop. Upon seeing the police team, he made a bid to escape but was chased down and nabbed. Initially he insisted that the laptop belonged to his friend, but under intense questioning, he broke down and admitted to stealing it.
The youth has been identified as Manoj and was employed as security guard. He has contact numbers of girlfriends. Manoj had organised an expensive birthday bash for one of them, a girl hailing from Sagar, which led him to stealing. Police are interrogating Manoj further.