Man held from Mumbai for attacking woman in her flat

    Thane, Mar 27(PTI) Police have arrested a 50-year-old
man from Malad in Mumbai for allegedly attacking a 67-year-old
woman in her Mira Road flat in Thane district and robbing her
ornaments worth Rs 1,50,000, an official said on Saturday.
    The accused, Rashid Shakil Khan, was picked up on
Friday, within 24 hours of committing the crime.
    His interrogation revealed that Khan had a case of
cheating job seekers promising them jobs in Siberia registered
against him, the official said.
    Khan was convicted two years back in a theft case in
Dubai, he said, adding that the accused told police that he
had a cheating case against him in the Maldives as well.
    Police are verifying these claims made by Khan. PTI

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