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SHILLONG: Days after a theft was committed, Police on Tuesday arrested one person (drug addict) for stealing gold locket worth Rs. 13,000, belonging to one Naina Chettri of Nongmynsong.
According to the police, on July 18, police received a complaint from Chettri who reported that on July 13 at 2.30 – 3.00 pm, when she returned home she found that her gold locket worth Rs. 13,000 which was kept inside the Godrej under lock was stolen.
Nongmynsong Police immediately took up the investigation and arrested one suspect Raju Dorjee (21) who was earlier arrested in theft case.
On his leading, the stolen gold necklace was recovered and seized from the possession of one Neelu Sunar of Naspatighari, Jhalupara, Shillong to whom he had sold. Cash of Rs. 220 was recovered from his possession which is the remaining money from the sale.
Police stated that most of the cash received by the accused was spent in buying drugs.