Bhadrak, Dec 3: In a shocking incident, Bhadrak police today arrested three women of a family, including a 60-year-old for allegedly stealing gold ornament from a jewelry shop at Ranital in Bhadrak district.
Though the identifies of the accused persons yet to be known, police sources said the the residents of neighbouring West Bengal.
According to sources, the trio arrived at the shop and asked the shop owner to show them ornaments, however they ‘exchanged’ the gold ornaments with the duplicate ones, which they have kept with them.
A staffer of the shop noticed the activities of the trio and alerted the owner. Soon other staff of the shop nabbed them while they are trying to leave the shop.
Later, the shop owner informed the Bhadrak Rural police, basing on which the cops reached the shop and detained the trio.
“ After being questioned for hours, the trio was arrested and cash and gold ornaments were recovered from them,” said a police officer.