Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Nov 30: A man, arrested in a jewelry shop theft case, reportedly escaped from police custody at Sakchi police station on Wednesday.
Sources said the accused, identified as Salman, a resident of Kapali, was arrested for allegedly stealing a gold ring from Rajendra Jewelers near Basant Central. A woman aide of the accused was also arrested in this case. She is still in police custody, sources said.
Police said the woman is Salman’s sister-in-law. The two had allegedly stolen a gold ring from the said jewelry shop in the guise of customers. The theft was captured by a CCTV camera installed in the jewelry shop. Salman and the woman were arrested after a chase.
Police officials said the accused would be re-arrested soon.