Bhubaneswar, Aug 6: A woman was caught reportedly stealing mobile phone by breaking into a house at IRC village area under Nayapalli police limits today.
As per reports, the woman was trying to enter the house of one Harihar Sahoo in the area when the landlord of the building spotted her. The landlord raised an alarm after which neighbours reached the spot and managed to nab her.
Police have taken the woman into custody and are further interrogating her. Police said tahat they are also trying to verify the antecedent of the woman.
Earlier on July 26, two miscreants had stabbed a 70-year-old woman during robbery at IRC Village. The miscreants had barged into her house and stabbed her multiple times before she could raise an alarm. The miscreants later decamped with valuables including gold ornaments. The victim Tulasi Dei later succumbed to her injuries on August 1.