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 1st August, 2018.
The victim reported to police that he secured his home around 9:00 am and went away.
Upon returning at 9:45pm on the same date, he discovered his home broken into and ransacked, with a quantity of cash missing.
A report was subsequently made, leading to the suspect’s arrest on Tuesday 14th August, 2018.
WPC Marilyn Boodoo is continuing enquiries.