16-year-old girl arrested for stealing Rs 1.73 lakh to gift new bike to boyfriend

According to the police, she discreetly removed the wardrobe key from her father’s trousers and took away the cash.

Published: 07th November 2019 11:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th November 2019 01:20 PM   |  A+A-

arrest, handcuffs, crime

For representational purposes

Express News Service

RAIPUR: A 16-year-old girl was arrested in the Chhattisgarh capital on Thursday for allegedly stealing Rs 1.73 lakh from home to purchase a bike as a birthday gift for her lover.

On a complaint lodged by her father, the Raipur police after a preliminary probe arrested the girl. 

The girl, a resident of Khamtrai in Raipur, took away the money to let her lover become the owner of a new stylish two-wheeler. 

The youth, identified as Chuleshwar Bandhe, 20, too has been arrested by the police. 

“The girl had stolen the money from the locked cupboard of her father while he was taking a shower. The father lodged the police complaint. During the investigation process, we suspected someone from the family might be involved. The girl finally confessed during cross-questioning that she took the money for her lover who was also taken into custody,” police officer Ramakant Sahu said. 

The police recovered Rs 1 lakh from Bandhe and the remaining amount from the girl. 

According to the police, she discreetly removed the wardrobe key from her father’s trousers and took away the cash.

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.)


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