Loot story turns out to be fake; woman among 4 held


Crime Watch


Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Police have cracked a loot in which a woman residing in Mandideep was robbed. Police investigation has revealed that the loot was fake. Police said the woman concocted the loot as she was asked to do do by her husband’s friend. Police have arrested four people, including the woman. According to the Misrod police, Monica, wife of Manish Jain, had complained on January 16 that she was going with her husband’s friends Rajesh Sharma and Ranjit Patel to New Market on his bike. But near Samradha culvert, they robbed her of her mobile, purse and chain. Police got suspicious about the incident during the probe. When the police grilled the woman she admitted that she had concocted the story to frame Rajesh Sharma and Ranjit Patel. She did so as she was asked by her husband’s friend Pramod Patwa. Rajesh Sharma and Ranjit Patel had complained against Pramod Patwa in a case of cheating and subsequently Pramod was sent to jail. Pramod wanted to retaliate and so he tried to frame Rajesh Sharma with the help of Monica Jain.

Girl defamed cousin by creating fake FB ID

Cyber police have solved a case in which a girl had made a fake ID and sending indecent messages to defame her own cousin. Plaintiff Kalpana (name changed), resident of Kotra sultanabad, lodged a complaint on June 7 2016 that some unknown person had created a fake Facebook ID and was abusing her and threatening to make indecent videos viral. The girl later lodged a complaint with Cyber police. Probe revealed that the fake ID had been created by the victim’s cousin. It came to light during investigations that the Kalpana and her cousin studied in the same class but the cousin was jealous of Kalpana. Besides she did not like Kalpana talking with other boys of the class. She created a fake Facebook ID to create fear in the mind of her cousin and to harass her.

Two arrested with stolen mobiles worth Rs 2 lakh

The crime branch police have on Friday arrested two men and recovered stolen smart phones from them whose estimated value is about Rs 2 lakh. The crime branch cops received inputs that two men with bags containing mobile phones were standing in MP Nagar and are waiting for a bus to leave the city. The sleuths reached the spot and nabbed the two men. The two accused were identified as Balram Kushwaha, 34, resident of State Bank Colony, Jahangirabad and Rakesh Yadav, 33, resident of Yadav Colony, near old State Assembly. Initially the two suspects tried to mislead the police. They said that a shop owner had given them to deliver them to a Mandideep shop. But when the cops demanded the bill of the smart-phones they could not produce it and accepted their crime. They said they had stolen them from a parcel which came in a courier office near Vijay Stambh. They said they steal things from that parcels which are loosely packed.