Punjab

Villager arrested for stealing transformer oil

dilbag singh | September 24, 2021 04:50 PM

 

SHAHKOT The Shahkot police have arrested a villager on the charge of stealing oil from transformers.

The investigating officer (IO) Buta Ram said that the accused has been identified as Malkit Singh alias Nita son of Pritam Singh a resident of Ramuwal village under Mehat Pur police station.

Surjit Singh a resident of Bhuddannwal village complained to the police that the accused was stealing oil from a transformer installed in his fields on September night and was caught red handed by residents.

IO said that a case under sections 379(theft) and 411(dishonestly receiving stolen property) of the IPC has been registered against the accused.

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