Two women held for steal­ing cash in San­pada

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HT NAVI MUMBAI - Pranab Jy­oti Bhuyan pranab.bhuyan@hin­dus­tan­times.com

NAVI MUM­BAI: The San­pada po­lice on Wed­nes­day ar­rested two women af­ter they al­legedly stole Rs9,500 from a 38-year-old man un­der the San­pada fly­over.

Two of their ac­com­plices are on the run. Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, Battu Prasad was sleep­ing un­der the fly­over. He was drunk and the women, who lived un­der the fly­over, stole the money from his pocket. “The com­plainant learnt about the theft af­ter he woke up. He told us that he sus­pected a few women loi­ter­ing in the area,” said a po­lice of­fi­cer from San­pada po­lice sta­tion.

A po­lice team de­tained two women based on sus­pi­cion. Dur­ing in­ter­ro­ga­tion, they con­fessed to the crime. They have been iden­ti­fied as Kavita Rathod, 40 and Mni­ashree Pawar, 40.

The po­lice have booked the women un­der sec­tions 380 and 34 of the IPC. "Two other women in­volved in the case are ab­scond­ing and we are search­ing for them,” said an­other po­lice of­fi­cer.

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