UPSC wannabe detained for stealing diamond ring in Delhi


New Delhi, December 14 A 27-year-old man, who was preparing for a UPSC exam in the nation’s capital, was arrested by Delhi police for stealing a diamond ring from a jewelry store, an official said on Tuesday.

The incident took place on Monday when the accused, identified as Praveen, a resident of Haryana, visited a jewelry store in Connaught Place. An FIR was registered under Sections 379 and 411 of the Indian Penal Code at the Connaught Place Police Station based on the complaint by Lalit Dhiman, store manager of the Tanishq showroom.

The complainant alleged that the accused stole a diamond ring from the showroom and attempted to escape.

“The showroom staff stopped the accused for questioning and in the meantime called the screening staff. When the accused had a clue that the police might have been called, he fled. from the showroom, “said DCP Deepak Yadav, adding that he was later chased and arrested by beating staff.

A video of the cop chasing the accused has also gone viral on social media. Police said the officer chasing the accused was injured during the process. He was then referred to a nearby hospital for treatment.

During questioning, Praveen revealed that he was a student preparing for UPSC in Mukherjee Nagar. He engaged in petty theft to meet his daily needs.

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