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Bengaluru Laptop Thief Nabbed: Woman Caught With 24 Stolen Computers

In detailing the thefts, the Police Commissioner stated, "A laptop, charger, and mouse were stolen from a rented house within the jurisdiction of the HAL police station, leading to the registration of a case in October last year."

Edited By : simran rajpal | Updated: Mar 30, 2024 11:44 IST
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Bengaluru Laptop Thief Nabbed_ Woman Caught With 24 Stolen Computers

The Bengaluru police arrested a 29-year-old woman from Rajasthan on charges of stealing laptops from numerous paying guest accommodations across the city since 2022.

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Bengaluru Police Commissioner, B Dayananda, stated, “We arrested the woman identified as Jassu Agarwal with 24 laptops valued at ₹ 10 lakh.”

Providing information about the thefts, the Police Commissioner mentioned, “She stole a laptop, charger, and mouse from a rented house under the HAL police station, and the HAL police station registered a case in October last year.”

Bengaluru Police Conducts Investigation 

Continuing, the official stated that they conducted an investigation into the case, resulting in the arrest of the accused woman, who underwent extensive interrogation. Subsequently, they apprehended the woman identified as Jassu Agarwal, who was found in possession of 24 laptops valued at ₹10 lakh. The theft involved three laptop cases, each from HAL station, in Koramangala and Indiranagar.

According to details, the Rajasthan woman carried out the robberies in paying guest (PG) accommodations situated around software company localities and PG areas across the city, including Tin Factory, Marathahalli, Bellandur, Silkboard, Hebbala, Whitefield, Mahadevpur, etc. The official disclosed during the investigation that the accused was selling the stolen laptops to laptop shops in Marathahalli, Yelahanka, and Hebbal.

Under the guidance of the HAL Police Inspector and others, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Whitefield Division, Sivakumar, has successfully cracked the case against the accused.

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First published on: Mar 30, 2024 11:44 AM IST

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