Main culprit in rubber theft case in Kerala police custody

Last Updated: Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 23:41

Kottayam: The main suspect in the inter-state rubber theft case, who was formally arrested by Kerala police in Ludhiana jail recently, was brought here for taking evidence, police saidon Saturday.

Gurumeet Singh, who is accused of involvement in a theft of 16,000 kg rubber sheets worth Rs 40 lakh from Kottayam, was arrested in a similar theft case at Ludhiana, police said.

Police brought him here after obtaining his custody from a Magistrate Court at Vaikom where he was produced yesterday.

On interrogation, police found that his father Avatar Singh and uncle Jagtar Singh, who were running a transport company in Haryana, were allegedly involved in the case, sources said, adding, both were absconding.

After questioning, Gurmeet Singh was produced before the Vaikom court which remanded him in judicial custody today.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 23:41

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