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Mother-son duo held for theft worth Rs 10 lakh



Two persons were arrested by Colva police on charges of committing theft of artificial jewellery and other valuables worth Rs 10 lakh.

Police disclosed that Leena Dias (43) and her son Franklin Dias (21) residents of Navelim were arrested when they had gone to meet a contractor at Zuarinagar. One of the alleged accused according to police was involved in committing theft at Benaulim church.

Colva police said that some unknown persons had opened the shop at Colva after bending its shutters and committed theft of artificial jewellery and other valuables. Based on the complaint an offence under Section 457 and 380 of IPC has been registered. Police said that a motorcycle used by the alleged accused has been recovered. A police team visited the place and conducted the panchanama. Police said that the complainant has given details of the items stolen from the shop and more recovery will be done.

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