Saturday, December 2, 2023

Youth loots Rs 4000 at Sitaramdera

Jamshedpur : An unidentified youth looted Rs 4,000 from the cash-box of a ply-wood shop on Slag Road under Sitaramdera PS area this afternoon.

The accused who was in his mid-twenty and drunk committed the crime by showing a toy-gun at the shop-owner, Rajendra Agrawal at about 2.30 pm today.

Officer-in-charge, Sitaramdera , Rameswar Oraon said the criminal went into the shop and asked Agrawal to pay him Rs 1 lakh as `rangdari’ ( extortion).

As the shop owner refused to pay him anything, the accused fished out apparently a pistol from his waist and put it at the ribs of the shop-keeper, and next moment he picked up whatever cash was in the cash-box.

The accused fled the spot on foot and while fleeing, the pistol fell down from his waist. But it was later verified to be toy gun.

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