A bespectacled lady pick-pocket,Hasina Bano stole Rs 40,000 from the purse of 28 year old Nisha Agrawal yesterday,got caught by her,was arrested by the police, only to escape from the court premise today in Ranchi.
Bano,who according to the police, hailed from Peterwar block, Ramgarh district, clad in sky blue sari,boarded a three wheeler to sit beside Nisha.Minutes after she stole, she was caught. “ I caught her and with the help of other men handed her over to the police”,said Nisha.
After the police took her to the court in Ranchi to get her remanded in judicial custody on the charge of theft,Hasina managed to flee.
Asked how she fled, Lalpur Police Station Officer In Charge Jitendra Kumar said, “We are trying to figure out how she fled.Till now we don’t know if she was in judicial custody or in the custody of the police.”