42 PEOPLE GET BACK THEIR STOLEN ITEMS
The Thane police on Friday handed over stolen goods, most of them gold chains, to 42 people.
There were 4,889 complaints of theft, robbery, chain-snatching and other cases such as house break- ins registered in police stations under Thane police commissionerate.
The police claimed to have solved 1,476 cases and recovered goods, gold and vehicles worth Rs16.66 crore in a year.
Police sources said, “On Friday, we returned property worth Rs27.25 lakh to 42 complainants. In 2015, the Thane police solved 384 chain-snatching cases and recovered stolen gold ornaments worth Rs1.33 crore.”
Pushpa Raut, 32, who was robbed of her gold chain six months ago, had not expected to get it back. “The police have done a good job of recovering my gold chain.”