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Brother-in-law sends duo from Mumbai to Akurdi to rob woman’s ornaments; 1 held | Pune News – Times of India


PUNE: A 19-year-old youth was apprehended by residents of a chawl while his aide managed to escape after the duo had barged into a house on Monday afternoon at Akurdi with an intent to rob a woman (31) of her gold ornaments.
The woman, who hails from Mumbra in Thane district, was on a visit to her parent’s house at Akurdi when the incident occurred. Later, the youth, who was handed over to the Nigdi police, told the policemen that the woman’s brother-in-law, who stays at Wadala in Mumbai, had hired them for robbing her.
“Their plan came unstuck when the woman raised an alarm and resisted the trio’s bid till people from the vicinity came to her rescue and managed to overpower the youth. She sustained injuries to a finger of her right hand in the scuffle with the intruders,” Ravsaheb Bamble, sub-inspector of the Nigdi police told TOI.
The arrested suspect Ikarma Barmare of Mazgaon in Mumbai, his aide and the woman’s brother-in-law, who had hired them have been booked under sections 394 (voluntarily causing hurt while committing robbery), 511(punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life) and 506(criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code.
Bamble said that on Monday around 11.30am, the duo all of sudden barged into the woman’s house. One them who was wielding a sharp knife. “He threatened to kill the woman and attempted to snatch her gold chain,” Bamble said.
He said that the woman raised an alarm and also started resisting the man. Hearing her screams, the neighbours rushed to her house. Seeing the people, the duo started running away. During the scuffle, the woman sustained injuries to her finger. “The residents nabbed Barmare. His accomplice, however fled,” Bamble said.
During the questioning Barmare revealed tga the the woman’s brother-in-law had hatched the plot to rob the gold ornaments and had hired them for executing the plot. “We are investigating more into the case and have sent a team to detain the woman’s brother-in-law for questioning,” Bamble said.

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