Man arrested for robbing home alone Elderly woman Recovered stolen property worth Rs.16,000 by Govindarajnagar police

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankariya

The Govindarajnagar police have arrested a 24-year-old man who had robbed a home alone elderly woman from his neighbourhood and escaped with her ear studs worth Rs.16,000 on Sunday evening.

The accused has been identified as,Mohan Kumar, native of Kudur in Ramanagar district,used to stay close to the victim’s house on rent and kept a watch on her for few days before attacking her.

The victim identified as Nagamma,was staying alone and had gone for evening walk and returned home at around 5 pm.

While she was getting into the house, the accused wearing a mask forced her inside the house,dragged her to kitchen gagged her mouth with a piece of cloth.

The accused then snatched her ear rings in such a way that the ear lobes damaged and she started bleeding.

She screamed out of pain following which the accused managed to escape .

Neighbours hearing her scream rushed to her help and took her to a near-by hospital for treatment.

Based on the complaint,the Govindarajnagar police swung into action with the technical inputs from in and around they identified the accused .

The police tracked the accused within 72 hours and recovered the valuables.The accused has been booked under robbery and remanded to judicial custody.