Stolen money recovered

Pondicherry May 29. A sum of Rs. 35,000 stolen from a small savings agent was recovered within hours of theft here on Monday.The small savings agent had reportedly withdrawn the amount from a bank in the heart of the town and went to deposit it in a post office.

While he was preoccupied with filling of challans for depositing the amount, the bag containing the cash was stolen . A complaint was filed with the Grand Bazaar police, who alerted all the stations.

A few hours later the accused was spotted with a bag near the Gandhi Thidal.

Two constables, Muthu and Baskaran, who were on duty at the Gandhi thidal, detained the person and found in his possession currency notes totalling Rs. 35,000.

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