A pet dog helped a family to catch a thief in their house in Kalighat area of South Kolkata and also to recover the stolen goods from him. Police sources said that this incident took place at Jadu Bhattacharya Lane that is just a stone’s throw away from the residence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The thief broke open the latch of the main door at around 4. In the morning, and after stealing a few items, ate some food from the refrigerator. The woman of the house woke up on hearing sounds and raised an alarm. On hearing her screams, their pet dog Rocky pounced on the thief, bit his leg and latched on to him till the family members overpowered him. The police were informed. They rushed to the spot and arrested the thief who is said to be a vegetable vendor in the area. A case has been registered and investigation is going on.