Pickpockets Operate During Vasundhara Raje's Welcome Function

Published: 10th February 2014 06:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th February 2014 06:55 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

Three pickpockets allegedly managed to enter into the convoy of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and stole money from people who were welcoming Raje on her way to the city here, police said today.

The incident happened yesterday when the accused were travelling behind the convoy of CM and stole money from several people who were part of the procession, SP Bharaptur Rahul Prakash said.

One of the trio was held by few villagers when others raised an alarm whereas other two managed to escape, he said.

Surendra Nai has been arrested and approximately Rs 14,000 has been recovered from his possession, he added.

The Scorpio vehicle in which the accused were travelling has been seized, said Prakash.

Raje was given warm welcome at many places in Bharatpur district when she was heading to Bharatpur city from Jaipur.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp