A Penal man is currently in police custody after being arrested and charged with housebreaking and larceny against a 55-year-old victim in the Barrackpore district.
The 40-year-old male suspect was arrested by officers of the Barrackpore Police Station following enquiries into a report of housebreaking and larceny at a house along Manohar Trace, Barrackpore, on Wednesday, August 1.
The victim reported to police that he secured his home around 9:00 am and went away. Upon returning at 9:45 pm that night, he discovered his home broken into and ransacked with a quantity of cash missing.
A report was subsequently made which led to the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday, August 14.
WPC Marilyn Boodoo is continuing enquiries.
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