The police on Friday arrested a thief by the name Shahrukh Khan on charges of theft in Nalbari.
On Friday, at around 11 am, three persons visited a grocery store in disguise of being customers. The name of the grocery store is Haloi Store and is located adjacent to the Hari Mandir.
At the time of entering the store, the trio saw the owner counting currency notes. When one of the persons asked for a particular item, the owner kept the notes in the cash counter drawer and went inside to bring the item. In the meantime, the persons opened the drawer and fled with the money. The entire incident was captured by the CCTV cameras installed at the store.
When the owner raised a hue and cry, a few conscious citizens nabbed the miscreants from bear the store. Though one of the miscreants managed to flee, the locals handed over the other two miscreants to the police. The CCTV camera footage has also been submitted to the police.
Based on the owner’s statements and CCTV camera footage, the Nalbari police arrested Shahrukh Khan and Jamal Uddin. According to the police, the miscreants are from the Irani gang.
The Nalbari police is now interrogating both the miscreants.