LUDHIANA: Three days after a pet dog was stolen from outside a gurdwara in Model Town, police found the animal from a man belonging to Sangrur district on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.
The dog was stolen by a couple from near a park when her owner had gone for a walk on Tuesday.
Komal Ahluwalia, owner of pit bull and a businesswoman of Model Town area, said, "We got CCTV footage from the gurdwara and many other business establishments in the area which helped us a lot in identifying the woman, who had stolen the dog. When we shared the footage on WhatsApp and Facebook, some people identified the woman, who worked as a sales girl at a business store at Gulati Chowk."
"From the girl, we got the address of the accused and then police rounded them up at around 7.30 pm on Friday. After the police questioned the accused, he revealed the whereabouts of our pet," she added. The pet was recovered at midnight.
"The dog had injuries in the limbs, which was possibly dragged by the culprits", said the owner of pet.
Even as Model Town police identified the accused as Gurbhag Singh of Sangrur, but they didn't reveal the identity of the woman. They also didn't register a case against the duo.
"As the person had not stolen the dog from the house, so no case is made against him," said Avtar Singh of Model Town police.