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Woman held for flicking purse in 5 star hotel

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A woman was today arrested for allegedly stealing a purse during an exhibition at a five star hotel in the southern part of the city, police said.

Ranu Chowdhury was arrested for allegedly stealing a purse containing Rs 30,000 and some documents, during an exhibition at the banquet hall 'Crystal Room' of Taj Bengal yesterday, a senior officer of Police said.


"The incident happened at around 2 pm yesterday when the purse of a visitor went missing. Based on the allegations of the owner, Chowdhury was first detained by the hotel authorities and a case was lodged at the Alipore Police Station," he said.

The purse, as well as Rs 30,000 and the documents, were recovered from the possession of the accused, he added.

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First Published: Sun, October 08 2017. 20:28 IST
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