Rajasthan woman arrested for stealing laptops in PGs across Bengaluru

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BENGALURU: The city police have arrested a 29-year-old woman from Rajasthan for allegedly stealing laptops from multiple paying guest accommodations across the city since 2022.

Bengaluru Police Commissioner B Dayananda said, “The woman, identified as Jassu Agarwal, was arrested with 24 laptops worth Rs 10 lakh”.

Sharing details about the thefts, the police chief said, “A laptop, charger and mouse were stolen from a rented house under HAL police station limits and a case was registered at the HAL police station in last October”. The police chief said investigation in the case was carried out and the accused woman was arrested and interrogated at length.

Police Commissioner B Dayananda briefing the media.

Subsequently, the woman, identified as Jassu Agarwal, was arrested with 24 laptops worth Rs 10 lakh. The theft included three laptop cases of each from HAL police limits, from Koramangala and Indiranagar.

The Rajasthan woman used to conduct the robberies in paying guests (PG) around software company localities and PG areas of the city such as Tin Factory, Marathahalli, Bellandur, Silk Board, Hebbal, Whitefield, Mahadevapura, etc. It was revealed during the investigation that the stolen laptops were being sold to shops in Marathahalli, Yelahanka and Hebbal by the accused, said the official.

Under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Whitefield Division, Shivakumar, the HAL police inspector and staff have succeeded in cracking the case. (ANI)

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