|Money snatcher held in Jorhat |
JORHAT, Jan 7 - One Bhaijan Ali, a youth from Dibrugarh was arrested here on charges of snatching Rs 27,000 from a customer who had just withdrawn the amount from the SBI’s Jorhat branch.
A police source said that the customer had just stepped out of the bank with the money when Ali befriended him and reportedly offered him juice which was laced with sedatives. After the customer felt drowsy, Ali snatched the cash and fled.
As bystanders raised an alarm, local people chased and nabbed Ali, who was subsequently handed over to the police.